John Murray


11:00 am
Thursday, July 9, 2020
St. George's Church
Lamont Avenue
Glenolden, Pennsylvania, United States

Final Resting Place

SS Peter And Paul Cemetery
1600 S. Sproul
Springfield, Pennsylvania, United States

Obituary of John Murray

John Murray, age 71 of Sharon Hill, passed away on July 3, 2020. John graduated from Sharon Hill High School. He worked as a plasterer for Local 8 for over 40 years before his retirement. He enjoyed exercising at the Ridley YMCA and was a life-long parishioner of Holy Spirit Church until recently when he became a parishioner at St. George's Catholic Church. He loved all animals, especially dogs and rabbits, and enjoyed listening to music. John was a hard worker, kind, generous, genuine, caring, loving, and funny. He was loyal to his family and always provided for his wife of 38 years and 5 children. He was selfless, down to his last day, when he donated many of his organs in order to save the lives of many. He is predeceased by his parents Albert and Rita Murray, and sister Patricia (Robert) Brotzman Survivors: beloved husband of Theresa Murray (nee Gallagher), cherished father of John Murray, Mary Theresa (Christopher Spratt) Murray, Sarah (Mark) Wilkins, Christin (Gregory Williams) Murray, and Matthew (Laura) Murray, loving grandfather of Erik and Zachary Murray, Ryan Parr, Jack and Madison Wilkins, and Madelyn Murray, dear brother of Albert (Lavinia) Murray and Winifred (Howard) Moore, as well as many nieces and nephews. Funeral Mass: 11AM on Thursday, July 9 at St. George's Catholic Church, Lamont Ave., Glenolden PA Burial: SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield PA In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to: St. George's Catholic Church, 22 E. Cooke Avenue, Glenolden PA 19036, or Providence Animal Center 555 Sandy Bank Rd, Media, PA 19063
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