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Joe "Papa" Murray Sr.


1941 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Joe "Papa" Murray Sr. Obituary
Joe "Papa" Murray, Sr.
Sep 8, 1941 - Apr 3, 2014
Redwood City
Joe "Papa" Murray, Sr. died peacefully in his Redwood City home on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Mr. Murray is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Adrienne and his children, Crystal Wellman and husband Greg; Joe Murray Jr., wife Angel; Jason Murray and wife Shannon; and Kelley McQuade. He was a loving and proud grandfather to 14 grandchildren and 1 great granddaughter. A Redwood City resident for 70 years, he graduated from Sequoia High School and was a member of St. Anthony's church for many years. He contributed greatly to the lives of Redwood City youth. He was a Weeblo Leader and Assistant Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 91, president of the South Redwood City Little League and was awarded the State honorary service award for his 12-year contribution on the PTA at Taft School. He enjoyed playing softball for 10 years in the Redwood City Adult League and spent his career working for Philco Ford Aerospace, Northern Telecom and Master Mart Floor Covering. Friends are invited to a celebration of Mr. Murray's life 11:00 am Friday, April 11, 2014, at Crippen & Flynn Woodside Chapel, 400 Woodside Road in Redwood City.

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Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Apr. 8, 2014
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