OBITUARY

John Howard Murray

May 23, 1938August 7, 2018

John Howard Murray, of Williamsburg, VA, formerly of Ramsey, NJ passed away in his home on August 7, 2018. John was born on May 23, 1938 in Springfield Township, NJ. The son of Anna Mae Wheeler.

He served 4 years in the US Army, then graduated from George Washington University with a Bachelor’s degree in business.

John moved to Monroe, NY followed by Ramsey, NJ where he had a successful career working for Nabisco Brands, Inc., retiring as President of their Sales and Distribution Division. He owned and operated radio station WENG AM in Englewood, FL until 2004 and then relocated to Williamsburg.

John enjoyed playing many sports, especially golf and was a loyal fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies. One of his most proud accomplishments was earning his pilots license.

John will be lovingly remembered by his wife Beverly of 55 years along with their daughters Melaney (Ron McLellan); Amy (Chris Ferrick); Lori (Matt DuBois), his grandchildren Lilly, Colin and Ryan, as well as a sister, Theresa Sager, Brother in law Eugene Behme (Susan), a niece and many nephews.

Visitation and Mass will be at St. Bede Catholic Church, Williamsburg, on Friday, August 17, 2018.

  • FAMILY

  • John will be lovingly remembered by his wife Beverly of 55 years along with their daughters Melaney (Ron McLellan); Amy (Chris Ferrick); Lori (Matt DuBois), his grandchildren Lilly, Colin and Ryan, as well as a sister, Theresa Sager, Brother in law Eugene Behme (Susan), a niece and many nephews.

Services

17 August

Visitation

2:00 pm

St Bede Catholic Church

3686 Ironbound Rd
Williamsburg, Virginia 23288

17 August

Funeral Mass

3:00 pm

St Bede Catholic Church

3686 Ironbound Rd
Williamsburg, Virginia 23288

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John Howard Murray

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Michael Dasaro

August 9, 2018

Dear, dear friend. Your absence leaves an unfillable void. You will always be remembered as a loving father, husband, and friend. Your brilliance and loyalty will never be forgotten. You are loved and treasured forever. My heart is saddened by your absence my dear friend John.

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