John P. Murray, 91 of Little Egg Harbor, NJ passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 with his wife at his side. Born in Harrison, NJ, John spent time living in Jersey City and Park Ridge, NJ before retiring to Little Egg Harbor 26 years ago. John was a Communicant of St. Theresa’s Roman Catholic Church where he participated in the Knights of Columbus, Respect Life Ministry, was a “counter” and an Altar Server. He was a member of the VFW and volunteered along with his wife Rita at the Tuckerton Area Inter Church Food Pantry. He also enjoyed watching baseball.
John served our country in the United States Army and was stationed in Korea during the Korean War. He graduated from St. Peter’s College, Jersey City and worked 25+ years for Value Line in New York City.
John was predeceased by his parents William and Marie Murray and brothers Rev. Camillus Murray OFMConv, Robert Murray and Francis Murray.
He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years Rita Murray, children Michael Murray and wife Barbara of Mount Arlington, NJ, Brian Murray and wife Cathleen of Dumont, NJ and Gail Wunsch and husband David of Ringwood, NJ and grandchildren John Murray and Jocelyn Wunsch.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday September 8, 2020 at 11 am at St. Theresa’s R.C. Church, 450 Radio Rd., Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087. Burial will follow at Holy Name Cemetery at 2 pm at 823 West Side Ave., Jersey City, NJ 07306.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to: Tuckerton Area Inter Church Food Pantry, 641 Radio Rd, Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08087.
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