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Wanita S. (Filkins) Morrison

February 20, 1946 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 75)


Wanita S. Morrison

Beloved Mother, Sister, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, 75


Mrs. Wanita S. (nee Filkins) Morrison, 75, of Newark, NJ, passed away on Tuesday, December 21, 2021 at the University Medical Center, Newark.  Visitation will be at the Biondi Funeral Home of Nutley, 540 Franklin Avenue on Monday, December 27 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  There will be a funeral service celebrated at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 28 at 1:00 p.m., Pastor Pam Bakal officiating.  The entombment will be at Hollywood Memorial Park Chapel Mausoleum, 1500 Stuyvesant Avenue, Union.


Mrs. Morrison was born in Newark, NJ and was a lifelong resident.  She was a loving homemaker to her family.


She is survived by her beloved children Laire Morrison and his wife Patrice, Linda Cuevas and her husband Hilson, Leisa Cruz and her husband Victor, Michael Morrison and his wife Joyce, Steven Morrison, Christopher Morrison and Ricky Morrison; her loving siblings Chester Filkins and his wife Sandy, Harold Filkins, Robert Siesputowski, and Robin Filkins; her sisters-in-law Rita Morrison and Ronda Morrison; her 30 cherished grandchildren and 30 precious great-grandchildren; and her many loving nieces and nephews.


Mrs. Morrison is predeceased by her husband Laire Morrison (2006), her daughter Mary Morrison, her son Paul Morrison, her sister Althea Siesputowski, and her brother-in-law Ricky Morrison.  




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December 27, 2021

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

Funeral Service
December 28, 2021

1:00 PM
Biondi Funeral Home
540 Franklin Avenue
Nutley, NJ 07110

December 28, 2021

2:30 PM
Hollywood Memorial Park
1500 Stuyvesant Avenue
Union, NJ 07083

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