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John Murray

May 14, 1936 — January 2, 2016

John F. Murray Sr., 79, of Hartland Twp., passed away on January 2, 2016 at Gaymont Nursing Home. He was born on May 14, 1936 in Montana, and has lived in the area for most of his life. He worked at the Sandusky Ford plant for 30 years. He was a member of of Our Lady of Lourdes Church in New London and also attended St. Marys Church in Wakeman. He was actively involved with Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts and was a scoutmaster in Fitchville. He was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus. John and his wife Clara were a part of the Ford Wagon Train, a group of Ford employees who shared their love of camping together. He is survived by his children, Theresa (Joseph) Tang, of Sandusky, Sheila (Robert) Candow, of Cleveland, Jacqueline Smith, of Smithfield, NC, Sandra (Harold) Zeiter, of Norwalk, John (Wendy) Murray Jr., of North Monroeville, Mike (Arlene) Murray, of Willard, a daughter-in-law Kim Murray, of McKinney, TX, sisters Marie (Leon) Mitchell, Margaret Brown, Roberta (Frank) Mucha, and Betty Stanley, a brother James (Nicole) Murray, sister-in-laws Ada Kaster, and Charlene Robinson, 14 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren He was preceded in death by his wife Clara (Chill), his parents Robert and Alice (Lewellan) Murray, and a son Scott Murray. Friends may call on Thursday January 7, from 4:00 to 8:00 at the Morman Funeral Home, 16 Cooper Street, Wakeman. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday at 10:30 am at St. Marys Church on Main Street in Wakeman. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Lourdes Cemetery in New London. Online condolences may be left at mormanfuneralhome.com In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, St. Marys Church, or Stein Hospice

Public Viewing

Date & Time:
Thursday, January 7, 2016
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location:
Morman Funeral Home
16 Cooper Street
Wakeman, OH 44889

Mass

Date & Time:
Friday, January 8, 2016
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location:
St. Marys Catholic Church
46 East Main Street
Wakeman, OH 44889
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