• Edgar O. Morgenson, Jr

  • Edgar O. Morgenson, Jr formerly of Ambler/Whitpain died on January 15, 2018 at Abington Hospice at the age of 83. He was born in Newark, NJ, 12/26/34 and raised in Woodbridge, NJ.  He was the son of the late Edgar O. Morgenson, Sr and Miriam V. Morgenson (Vorhees). He graduated from Woodbridge High School and Drexel University.

    He was employed by Burroughs Corporation at the Great Valley Laboratories for 20 years where he left as general manager of the facility.  He then worked for Tracor Aerospace Electronic Systems, Inc. (formerly AEL Industries, Inc.), Lansdale having served in several management positions concluding his career in international marketing and retiring in 1997.  He was a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

     He was a 39 year member of the First Presbyterian Church of Ambler having served as an elder, Co-chair of the Inter-Faith Housing Network, Chairperson of the Finance Committee and the Memorials Committee and chaperone at several youth trips.  He served on the board and as a vice president of the Inter-Faith Housing Alliance of Ambler and treasurer of the Wissahickon Democratics.

    He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Constance M. Morgenson (Manson) and daughters Betsy Mintz (Marshall) of Chester, NJ; Susan Viglione (Richard Sandy) of Horsham;  James Morgenson (Sherry) of Roseville, CA and stepchildren Erich M. Telfer of Springfield, VA and Sarah Billman of Wyomissing, PA as well as 12 grandchildren and 1 great grandson.

    A memorial services will be at the First Presbyterian Church of Ambler of Friday January 26, 2018 at 11am officiated by the Reverend Ryan Balsan. A viewing will be held on Thursday evening January 25, 2018 at Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home, 145 Tennis Ave, Ambler PA from 6PM to 8PM. The interment will be at Whitemarsh Memorial Park on Friday January 26, 2018 at 9:30AM.

    In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the Inter-Faith Housing Alliance, 31 Spring Garden Street, Ambler, PA 19002.

    Arrangements by Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home


  • Tributes

    • I would like to express my condolences to the family and friends of Edgar Morgenson. While words fail to capture the pain of losing a loved one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our heavenly Father, Jehovah, return your dear one to you. May the Lord, Jesus Christ himself and God our Father who loved us and gave everlasting comfort and good hope through undeserved kindness, comfort your hearts and make you firm. (2Thessalonians 2:16,17)

      January 20, 2018 Marie Mile
    • Such a dear man, and cousin to me. He will be missed.

      January 24, 2018 Carol Sheeley
    • Wishing the Morgenson Family peace during their time of sorrow, our thought and prayers are with you.

      January 24, 2018 Eos Energy Storage
    • So sorry for all of you at this difficult time. My prayer is that you find peace in your heart knowing your Dad was such a good father and friend to so many. I always enjoyed visiting during our HIgh School years and listening to your Dads words of wisdom.
      Love and Blessings,
      Kathy Greco Coll

      January 25, 2018 Kathy Coll
    • Connie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. My heart is sad for your loss. My joy is knowing that Ed is in Paradise with Jesus.

      February 7, 2018 Nancy Gansner (Wittmer)

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