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Gale Spanyer Morris

September 9, 1931 May 15, 2019
Gale Spanyer Morris
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Obituary for Gale Spanyer Morris

Gale Spanyer Morris, 87 of Shepherdsville, KY returned to her Heavenly Father May 15, 2019. Mrs. Morris was born in Louisville, KY on September 9, 1931 to the late Joseph Anthony and Margaret Russell Spanyer. She was a member of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church.
Gale graduated in 1949 from Presentation Academy and in 1952 from the St. Joseph School of Nursing. She was among the first women admitted to Bellarmine College. She pursued her nursing career at St. Joe’s Infirmary, the office of Bruce Hamilton, MD, and the Sisters of Charity of Nazareth. She retired from the Bullitt County Health Department after many years of loving service.
She was preceded in death by her husband Arvel “Ottie” Morris and siblings James Spanyer, Millicent Reid, Barbara Eckert, and David Vincent Spanyer. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Rebecca Morris Alfaro, Anthony Morris (Mary), Patrick (Kathy), and Brian (Kelley); her grandchildren , Jesse Morris (Marla), Emily Johnson (Larry), Susan Wilson (Ben), Maria Alfaro, Cody Morris, and Macy Morris; and 4 great-grandchildren; her brothers, J. Carroll Spanyer (Toby) and Jerry Spanyer (Judy), her sisters, Catherine Vessels and Martha Smith (Cecil); and a multitude of nieces, nephews, and friends.
Visitation will be held 2:00-7:00 pm on Sunday at Schmid Funeral Home, 9500 Highway 44 East, Mt. Washington, KY. A funeral Mass will be held at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church,155 Stringer Lane, Mt. Washington, KY on Monday at 11:00 am . Interment will be at Highland Memory Gardens in Mt. Washington.
Donations may be made to Home of the Innocents or a charity of your choice.

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2:00 PM 5/19/2019 2:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/19/2019 7:00:00 PM
Schmid Funeral Home

9500 Highway 44 E
Mt. Washington, KY 40047

Schmid Funeral Home
9500 Highway 44 E Mt. Washington 40047 KY
United States





11:00 AM 5/20/2019 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5/20/2019 12:00:00 PM
St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church

155 Stringer Lane
Mount Washington, KY 40047

St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church
155 Stringer Lane Mount Washington 40047 KY
United States

Cemetery Details


Highland Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

279 Landis Ln
Mt Washington, KY 40047

279 Landis Ln Mt Washington 40047 KY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Home of the Innocents


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