PRAYERSREQUESTED: Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) prays for Gerald E. Murray


Good Evening All, 

Ed Riely asks for our prayers for the Father of a good friend. Father Gerald E. Murray Jr. Has shared the following Obituary for his Dad, Mr. Gerald E. Murray. Mr. Murray, a United States Army Korean War Veteran was called home on September 1, 2017. We pray for this good man, his Wife of 59 years, Mary Jane, their Children, Reverend Gerald Murray, Mary Jane, Margot (predeceased) and their Family as the Family mourn the loss of their loved one. Thank you. God Bless.

Phil Colon

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From Reverend Murray:

Dear Friends, My Dad passed away yesterday at Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville. Please see the obituary below. Please keep his soul in your prayers.
God bless you,

Fr. Gerald E. Murray, Jr.

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MURRAY, GERALD E., 86, a long time resident of New Rochelle, NY passed away peacefully on September 1, 2017.

He was the devoted husband of Mary Jane (Moyles) Murray for 59 years.  He was the son of the late Edward and Mary (McGrath) Murray.

Mr. Murray was graduated from Regis High School where he played on Regis’s two New York City Catholic basketball championship teams in his junior and senior years.  Mr. Murray was graduated from St. Peter’s College, after which he served in the U.S. Army in Korea.  He then received his law degree from Fordham University, where he was an editor of the law review.

Mr. Murray began his legal career at the firm of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.  He then practiced law within the former Bell System, working as an attorney at New York Telephone, AT&T and NYNEX, where he was General Solicitor.

Mr. Murray loved time with his close family most of all. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and friend.

Mr. Murray had a strong Catholic faith and was a Knight of the Order of Malta.  He was a member of The Society of the Friendly Sons of St. Patrick of New York. 

Mr. Murray was predeceased by his beloved daughter, Margot Leary.  In addition to his loving wife Mary Jane, he is survived by his son, The Reverend Gerald E. Murray, Jr. of New York, NY, his son-in-law P. Christopher Leary of Greenwich, CT, his daughter Mary Jane Creamer and her husband Glenn of Barrington, RI, his grandchildren Mary Kate Leary and Andrew, Tyler, Margot and Teddy Creamer, and his three brothers John, Edwin and Thomas Murray.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, September 5th at 10 am at Holy Family Church, 83 Clove Road, New Rochelle, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations would be greatly appreciated to Regis High School, 55 East 84th St., New York, NY 10028 and the Sisters of Life, 38 Montebello Rd., Suffern, NY 10901.

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