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Margaret Jane Morgia

October 30, 2020

Margaret Jane MorgiaMargaret Jane Morgia, 83, formerly of Watertown passed away Friday, October 30, 2020, at The Cottages at Garden Grove, Cicero.

Jane was born in Chaumont on January 31, 1937, daughter of Roy J. and Dorothy E. Seymour Goodfriend and she was a graduate of Brownville High School. On October 12, 1957 she married John A. Morgia at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church with Fr. Francour officiating. Mr. Morgia passed on September 23, 2010.

Jane had worked for the National Bank of NNY and BOCES. She retired from the Watertown City School District as a secretary in 1997. She was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church and volunteered at the Precious Blood Monastery and the Board of Elections. She enjoyed playing tennis at the Racquet Club, exercising, tap dancing, shopping, and was a skilled seamstress.

Jane is survived by her three children and their spouses, Jane Marie and Stephen Kimmick, Watertown, Jacqueline A. and Cary L. Derrigo, Watertown, and John E. and Shelby L. Morgia, Black River; three grandchildren, Heather and Greg Kolb, Amanda and David Martin, and Bailey Wilkinson; brother Roy Goodfriend, Rochester; sister Martha Munson, FL; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Along with her parents and husband, she was predeceased by her brother John E. Goodfriend.

Private family calling hours will be held at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., Watertown. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Patrick's Church on Wednesday, November 4, at 10 AM followed by burial in Glenwood Cemetery. Masks and social distancing are required for admittance to all services. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Precious Blood Monastery in Jane's memory would be appreciated by her family. Online condolences may be posted at www.cummingsfuneral.com.


#30 Roland W Cousins 2020-11-10 14:17
Sorry to hear about Jane. I went to school with her many years ago at BGLP High. She was a nice person with a lot of respect.
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#29 Darlene Ferard 2020-11-08 10:52
I am so sorry for your loss. I know this will be a hard time for you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
My condolences to you and all your family.
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#28 kelly dygert 2020-11-06 08:29
I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs Morgia, I went to school at Watertown High and had the pleasure of knowing her and seeing her on a daily basis , she was a very sweet lady and always had a kind word for the students. Sending lots of light to her family and friends.
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#27 Michael and Mary Green 2020-11-04 14:40
So sorry to hear if the passing of your morher. Sorry that we were unable attend the service for her but know that you are all in thoughts and prayers!
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#26 don rutherford 2020-11-04 10:30
Jackie and Cary,

Diane and I were so sorry to hear of Jane's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Work commitments conflict with attending the funeral but know we are thinking about you.
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#25 Mary Jareo 2020-11-04 10:12
John and Family: So sorry for the loss of your Mom. I
have fond memories of talking with both your Mom and Dad at the Bank. Our condolences to each of you.
Mary and Mitch
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#24 Mark Sutton 2020-11-04 08:18
Prayers and thoughts for your family during this time of lost.
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#23 julie gardner 2020-11-03 21:15
Dear Jackie,
I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
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#22 Kelly Rose 2020-11-03 19:44
John, I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was a beautiful lady and I enjoyed seeing her and your dad when I worked at the bank. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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#21 Bob Freeman 2020-11-03 15:27

Very sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
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