HERBERT MORTON III
Herbert Harry Morton III, 70, of Great Falls, Mont., died peacefully Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at his sister’s house in Cascade, Mont., of natural causes.
Herb was born May 22, 1940 in Rumford, Maine, to Herbert Jr. and Helen A Morton. He attended school at Branch Elementary (a one room school) in Newry, Maine, graduated Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine, 1958 and Dartmouth College (A.B.) Hanover, N.H., in 1962.
Herb was an instructor in Mathematics and Registrar at Mercersburg Academy, Mercersburg, Pa., 1962-1964; Instructor of Mathematics and Business Manager at Barlow School, Armenia, N.Y., 1964-1975; and Instructor and Registrar at Phillips Academy, Andover, Mass., 1975-2009. He moved to Great Falls, in July 2009, after his retirement in order to be closer to his family.
Herb enjoyed his family and activities such as camping and travel with them. He had a lifelong interest in computer programming, music and the arts. For many years he was a patron of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and its Friday afternoon concerts. After moving to Montana he enjoyed attending the Great Falls Symphony Concerts.
He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law Marjorie M. and John G. Greer of Cascade, Mont.; niece, Heidi (Joey) Galindez of Hillsboro, Ore., and Gretchen (Karl) Frederick of Vienna, Va.; nephew, John R. (Jen) Greer of Alberton, Mont., and four great nephews, Nate and Zach Gong and Collin and Payton Frederick.
He was pre deceased by his father, Herbert Harry Morton Jr., Feb. 1964 and his mother Helen Anna (Richardson) Morton in 2009.
Inurnment of ashes will take place in Cascade Cemetery on Sunday, July 18, 2010, at 2 p.m. Schnider Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Great Falls Symphony, Great Falls Civic Center, Great Falls, Montana 59401; Guide Dogs for the Blind, P.O. Box 3950, San Rafael, CA 94912-3950; or NPR, The University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812-8064
Condolences for the family may be posted online at www.schniderfuneralhome.com.