Michele, “Shell” to family and friends, was born September 2, 1960 in Langhorne, PA.
She was a member of Canton High School’s 1978 graduating class, then received a Medical Assistant Associates degree from Elmira Business Institute.
Michele was a “jack of all trades” person. Her working career included several medical positions, a Highway Escort Flagger traveling all over the east coast and a U.S. Mail Carrier in Canton Borough.
Most recently, Shell traveled to people’s homes for insurance exams as a Para Medical Examiner.
Michele was also an avid outdoorsman, she loved the beach and was a farmer at heart. Also an accomplished gardener, landscaper and stone mason, she always had a “green thumb” and helped established the former LeMoore View Greenhouse in East Canton.
Surviving is Scott Moore, her companion of over 20 years; three children, Lacy Morgan, Tiffany Ostrander (Tony) and Wesley Moore (Chrissy) all of Canton; seven grandchildren, Kylia Taft, Hunter Ostrander, Marissa Ostrander, Yelena Morgan, Kate Ostrander, Owen Moore and Avery Moore; four siblings, Steve Barats (Bonnie), Canton, Wynk Payne (Don), Bellevue, NE, Miriam Paskman, Maple Shade, NJ and Walter Woods, Canton; too many special nieces, nephews, cousins to list, her beloved pets, "Otis" and "Puff."
Michele was predeceased by a son, Karl W. Morgan, Jr., “Buddy”; her father and special grandmother, Stephen C. Barats and Julia Dawicki.
A celebration of her life was held Wednesday, June 13, at Pepper Funeral Home & Cremation Facility, Canton.
Burial will be private at a later date.
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