Thomas McMurray

Thomas Johnstone McMurray

Thomas Johnstone McMurray, 73, passed away on Jan. 23, 2013, in Phoenix, Ariz.

He was born on March 25, 1939 in Madison, Wis. Tom was a 1961, graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He worked for The Torrington Company (later Ingersoll Rand) for 35 years. He also worked for The Barden Corporation in Danbury, Conn., before retiring to Phoenix, Ariz.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Pearl Vold and his father, Robert Moore McMurray.

He is survived by his wife, Roberta Boyle McMurray; and sons, Thomas J. (Kaye Larson) of San Antonio, TX, Scott of Phoenix, Ariz.; daughters, Susan (William McClain), Kingsland, Ga., Jennifer (Kevin Rathman) of Phoenix, Ariz.; and grandchildren, Kieran McMurray and Ryan and Daniel Rathman. Tom is also survived by his brother, Robert Burns McMurray (Julia Fitzgerald) Brookfield, Wis., and many nieces and nephews from both his and his wifes families. Interment will be on Feb 15, 2013 at 2pm at Sunset Ridge Memorial Park, 6211 38th Street, Kenosha, Wisconsin

Published online at on Feb. 10, 2013