Gene Morrison, along with his family and friends, hosted a musical tribute concert Sunday at the Trinity United Church of Christ in Tamaqua in honor and memory of Rita Morrison of Hometown, who died last June after a 13 year battle with breast cancer.

The tribute, entitled "A Song for Rita," benefited the services of Hospice of Central Pennsylvania.

Members of the Morrison family performing musical tribute concert were Gene Sr., Jarrett, Chris, Holly, Allison, Abbie, Jake, Olivia, Sadie and Ella. Friends also taking part were Deb and Devon Sweeney, Pat and Shane McGeehan, Faith Roberts, Samantha Yachera, Dave Billig, Matt McGasko and the Coal County Express (Dave Lucas, Pat McGeehan and Jillian Lucas).

The event raised $1,345 for Hospice of Central PA. For more information about hospice care call (570) 628-2290 or visit