Ocala - Rachael Ann Murray (Steadward) age 41 of Ocala, FL (formerly of Wales, MA) lost her courageous battle with cancer on October 7, 2012. Rachael worked as a sales associate for J.C. Penny of Sturbridge, MA from 1992 to 1998 at which time she transferred to J.C. Penny of Ocala, FL where she worked as an office specialist for a total of 20 years.
Rachael was a kind and thoughtful woman and was also independent, strong and courageous through life's toughest times.
Rachael is survived and missed by her mother Patricia A. Dombek; her step-father Mark A. Dombek both of Wales, MA (Mark later lost his life to esophageal cancer on Nov 5, 2012) sister Lori Snow, niece Kristy Snow and nephews DJ and Michael Snow of Warren MA. She is also survived and missed by her step-brother Mark Anthony Dombek of Sturbridge, MA and her companion Michael Westgate of Ocala, Fl. She will also be missed by many cherished friends as well as her beloved cat "Bear."
Services will be held at the Hilton of Ocala, 3600 SW 36th Ave Ocala, FL on November 26, 2012 at 6PM. Memorial donations can be made to the Humane Society at www.humanesociety.org/donate or mail to The HSUS, Dept MEMIT9, 2100 L St NW. Washington, DC 20037.

Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2012