Mary Bonsignore Morphet



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Greece: Monday October 14, 2019 at age 92. Predeceased by her parents, Vincent & Frances Bonsignore; brothers, Albert, Charles & Louis; husband, Robert Morphet. Survived by her children, Alice Harnischfeger, Linda (Bob) Morphet, Bob (Linda) Morphet, Daniel (Laurie) Morphet; grandchildren, Casie (Mike) Ponticello, Ryan (Lisa) Judge, Adam and Kristin Harnischfeger, Michelle (Andrew) Thompson, Eric (Marcia) Harnischfeger, Courtney, Brooke and Brianna Morphet, Morgan Knobel and Daniel Morphet; 6 great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, Barbara Morphet; nieces, nephews & cousins; loving family and dear friends. Mary’s family meant the world to her and she will be deeply missed by all. Mary’s visitation will be held Thursday, October 17th 5-8 PM at Vay-Schleich & Meeson 1075 Long Pond Rd. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, October 18th 11:00 at St. Ann’s Chapel 1500 Portland Ave. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Contributions may be made to The Commons on St. Anthony 3 St Anthony St. Auburn, NY 13021 in her memory. For more information and to sign her online guestbook, visit To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Mary Morphet, please visit our Tribute Store.


  1. The D'Angelo family on October 16, 2019 at 6:18 am

    Linda, Alice, Dan & Bob,

    We send our love, condolences and prayers to you and your family. We will miss your mother who was the sweetest and nicest next door neighbor. The 50+ year friendship between our mothers will always be cherished. She will be missed. Rest in God’s eternal peace Mrs. Morphet.

  2. Christine Sekulski on October 16, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Mary was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend. I feel so blessed to have been able to know her. She always had a story and it was delivered with such humor. She was such a beautiful soul in every way. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire family. Let your wonderful memories help guide you through this difficult time.

  3. Don Dowling on October 16, 2019 at 10:03 pm

    I worked with Mary for many years in the Greece school system and will always remember her gentle sense of humor, wonderful smile and kindness that she brought to all who knew her. Rest in peace. Don Dowling

  4. Judy Maxwell-Maier on October 16, 2019 at 10:42 pm

    Mary and I worked together at Hoover Drive Middle School. I was also blessed to see her every year at a Christmas Breakfast that a group of women from Hoover Drive Middle School continued to hold for almost 40 years! She never missed it and was always a delight and usually the life of the party! She was such a lovely person! She will be missed!

  5. Clare Scarciotta Hahn on October 19, 2019 at 5:06 am

    My sincere sympathy to Mary’s family. I remember stories that my dad, Louis Scarciotta, would tell me of he & Mary growing up together & going to St. Monica’s school. When I joined the Park Ridge Auxiliary at Unity Hospital I met Mary through mutual friends. She always was so very pleasant & loved talking about when she & my dad were friends. May your memories give you comfort in the days ahead.

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