Grace Morton
Grace Morton

Obituary of Grace C. Morton

Mrs. Grace C. Morton, 95, a resident of The St. Luke’s Home in New Hartford, formerly of Huntsville, AL and N. Utica, passed away on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Grace was born in Albany, NY, on January 6, 1925, the daughter of Ralph and Catherine (Anderson) Matteson, and was loving raised by her uncle and aunt, George H. and Grace E. Jones. She was a graduate of the Vincentian Institute in Albany. On July 12, 1947, Grace was united in marriage with Kenneth W. Morton, at first Church in Albany, a devoted union of 42 years, until Kenneth’s death in 1989. Grace was a past girl scout leader, cadet leader, was an avid reader, enjoyed crocheting and attended Waterbury Memorial Presbyterian Church in Oriskany, NY. She was also dedicated volunteer with Meals-on-Wheels, a member and volunteer with Oneida County Historical Society and member and past Chaplin with Madison Historical Congress. Mrs. Morton is survived by her five children, Carol A. Wallace of Floyd, NY, David and Darlene Morton of Huntsville, AL, Cathryn G. Delionback of Dadeville, AL, Barbara E. Morton and her partner, Karen Wolfe of Bremen, GA and Bruce K. Morton and his fiancée, Suzanne Ventura of Utica; five cherished grandchildren, Andrew Wallace, Ryan Wallace, Anissa Carruthers, Mary Cathryn and Chad Brooks and Mike Perdue as well as 4 adored great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews She was predeceased by her son-in-law, Robert Wallace. Visitation for family and friends is Friday, August 21, 2020 from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the Heintz Funeral Home, 408 Herkimer Rd., N. Utica, followed by a funeral service at 4:00 p.m. Face coverings are required and social distancing protocols must be observed. Burial will be in Castleton Cemetery in Castleton, NY, on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in Grace’s memory, please consider Waterbury Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1117 Utica, St. Oriskany, NY 13424 or Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genesee St., Utica, NY 13502.
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Friday
21
August

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, August 21, 2020
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
Friday
21
August

Funeral Service

4:00 pm
Friday, August 21, 2020
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Herkimer Road
408 Herkimer Road
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5552
Saturday
22
August

Interment

11:00 am
Saturday, August 22, 2020
Castleton Cemetery
46 Scott Ave.
Castleton, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

Waterbury Memorial Presbyterian Church, 1117 Utica St., Oriskany, NY 13424 Oneida County Historical Society, 1608 Genesee St., Utica, NY 13502
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