William H. Murray, age 77 of Philadelphia, PA, went home to be with the Lord on April 28, 2022. He was surrounded by his family as he peacefully passed away.
Beloved husband of Mary C. Murray (nee Heller), loving father of Eric (Donna), Janine Fisher (Steve), Megan Staff (Michael) and Carolanne.
Devoted “Pop” to Eric, Corinne, Matthew, Holly, Seth, Connor and Katie.
Bill was born on October 11,1944, a son to the late Gertrude (née Landkamer) and Charles Murray.
He was preceded in death by 10 siblings, Mary, Charles (Bo), Robert, Thomas, Teresa, John, Joseph, Patricia, Mickey and Richard.
Bill graduated from Northeast Catholic High School in 1963. He honorably served his country in the Army during the Vietnam War from 1965-1967.
He worked for General Electric Lamp Division for 25 Years. He then moved to the Navy Depot and later to the Federal Probation Office.
Bill was a kind and gentle man who enjoyed helping others.
He was a Eucharistic Minister at both St. Martin of Tours and St. Dominic churches. He was a Little League coach, volunteered his time to help out in Megan's classroom, and drove senior citizens to their appointments. He had a kind word for everyone he met and everyone who knew him, loved him.
Bill enjoyed the Men of Malvern retreats, which he faithfully attended for 40 years. He loved bowling, playing poker and betting on the horses. He most loved spending time with his family who will miss him very much.
Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing to celebrate his life on Tuesday evening (May 3rd) from 6:00-8:00PM at the Fletcher-Nasevich Funeral Home, 9529 Bustleton Ave., Phila., PA 19115.
On Wednesday morning (May 4th) another viewing will be held from 9:00-9:45 AM in church, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM at St. Dominic Church.
A Committal service and Military Honors will take place following the Funeral Mass at Resurrection Cemetery, 5201 Hulmeville Road, Bensalem, PA.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.
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