Claire G. Morris
October 1, 2020

Funeral Information

October 4 2020 - 1:00 pm
West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation, 4720 Perrysville Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15229

CLAIRE G. MORRIS: Age 94 of Pittsburgh, PA passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, October 1, 2020. Claire was born March 29th, in Pittsburgh, PA to George and Rebecca (Passack) Lifland. She graduated from Taylor Allderdice High School, and went on to graduate second in her class from the University of Pittsburgh with a degree in Chemistry and the only woman in her class. She married Sam Morris in the late 40s and raised 5 children. Claire played a major role in the family parking business, ran the household, and managed just about every aspect of family life. Claire was a classically trained pianist and a bridge Life Master. Until recently she was placing in the top 5 in regional tournaments. Above all else, Claire valued her family, and was a devoted wife and mother as well as a doting grandmother. She will be dearly missed. She is survived by four children, Dr. Lynn Averill of Fort Lauderdale, FL, Barbara Morris of Ann Arbor, MI, Dr. Allen Morris, of Redding, CA and Paul Morris, of Santa Monica, CA; eight grandchildren Ethan, Gordon, Geoffrey, Natalie, Jonah, Sara, Samantha, and Connor; and two great grandchildren, Preston and Oliver. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sam in 1997, age 79 and her son, Dr. Geoffrey Morris in 2000, age 49. Graveside Services and Interment will be held on Sunday at 1 PM at West View Cemetery of Rodef Shalom Congregation. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. www.schugar.comĀ 


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Paul, Christine and I have had the pleasure of being your mom\'s friends and CPAs for decades. She was a very smart woman, articulate and caring. May she rest in peace with your father. Artie and Christine

By Artie DeSisto - October 05, 2020