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‘He had a great life and was much loved’: Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s father John dies aged 84 

‘He had a great life and was much loved’: Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s father John dies aged 84

  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s father John died on Wednesday, aged 84
  • Mr Morrison said John ‘passed away quietly and peacefully’ via Instagram 
  • John served in the Army, as a NSW Police Officer and on the Waverley Council 

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s father John has died, aged 84. 

Mr Morrison announced the sad news by sharing a collage of pictures of his father to Instagram on Thursday afternoon.  

‘Last night I received the sad news that my father John passed away quietly and peacefully. He was aged 84. He lived a great life and was much loved,’ he captioned the post. 

Mr Morrison announced the sad news of his father John’s passing by sharing a collage of pictures of his father to Instagram on Thursday afternoon

‘He was a loving husband to my mum Marion for 57 years. He was a wonderful father to me and my brother Alan. He loved Jen as a daughter and was a devoted grandfather to our girls. 

‘Love you Dad and well done good and faithful servant.’ 

John served in the Army as part of his National Service and was also a NSW Police Officer and dedicated member for his entire career.   

John (centre) served in the Army as part of his National Service and was also a NSW Police Officer and dedicated member for his entire career

John (centre) served in the Army as part of his National Service and was also a NSW Police Officer and dedicated member for his entire career

He also served on the Waverley Municipal Council, in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, for 16 years, including for a brief period as mayor.

Mr Morrison praised his father for ‘living a life of love, faith, duty and service’.  

‘Dad had a deep and committed Christian faith, which is one of his numerous legacies in my life. Our family will miss him terribly, but we are extremely thankful for his great blessing in all of our lives,’ he wrote.  

The NSW Police Officer also served on the Waverley Municipal Council, in Sydney's eastern suburbs, for 16 years, including for a brief period as mayor

The NSW Police Officer also served on the Waverley Municipal Council, in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, for 16 years, including for a brief period as mayor

 

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