Ralph J. Morell, Jr. 85 of Center Township, formerly of Freedom and Rochester died Saturday morning, November 1, 2014 at Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley.Born February 16, 1929 in Rochester, he was a son of the late Ralph Sr. and Lucy (Mine) Morell.Mr. Morell retired from Conrail following 42 years of service as a car inspector. He also worked as a barber for a number of years. A World War II Army veteran, he proudly served his country overseas in Japan.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Theresa H. ‘Tootsie’ Morell on June 27, 2013. He was also preceded in death by four brothers: Domenic, Joseph, Charles and Frank Morell.He leaves a daughter, Connie Phillis and her husband, John of Monaca and a son, Dino Morell of Center Twp. Three grandchildren: Michael, Dino and Dana and three great grandchildren.As her Ralph’s request, there will be no viewing . He will be laid to rest at Oak Grove Cemetery, Freedom.Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Simpson Funeral & Cremation Services, 1119 Washington Ave., Monaca.The family wishes to thank the staff at Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley for the compassionate care Ralph received during his final days.To share online condolences, get directions and other information, please visit simpsonfuneralhome.com.