Ernest Elliott Morrell
Ernest “Ernie” Morrell, a near life-long
resident of Sandy Point Road in Saint John, left this life on Sunday,
December 23, 2018 at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Ernie is survived by his wife of 67 years, Flora
“Flo” Morrell, as well as by three children: Country
Morrell (friend, June) of Saint John, Dan Morrell (Carol) of New
Mexico and Carol (Doug ) Gainforth of Quispamsis. Also surviving are
seven grandchildren: Heath, Waylon, Mark, Stephanie, Kristen, Robin,
Seth; and six great-grandchildren; as well as his sister, Ethel
Northrup of Mill Cove.
A skilled mechanic and craftsman, Ernie eventually retired
from the City of Saint John’s Welding Shop in
1993. Much of his ironwork can still be seen in the historic
parts of the city. His strong work ethic earned him the respect of his
colleagues and was instilled in his children and passed to his
As a committed Christian, Ernie lived his life as a
reflection of his faith and sought to be a better man each of his
Ernie’s family are forever grateful for the strong
family bond he helped to forge in their lives.
A gathering, in remembrance for and thanks of his life will
be held at Brenan’s Funeral
Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John, NB (634-7424) with
visitation on Friday, December 28, 2018 from 2-4 and 6-8pm. A
Celebration of Ernie’s life will be held on Saturday,
December 29, 2018 at 2:00 pm from Brenan’s Funeral Home
Chapel. For those who wish, remembrances may be made to the Palliative
Care unit at the Saint John Regional Hospital.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Ernest Elliott Morrell 19312018..