Matthew John Murray

Dec. 20, 2012

Matthew John Murray, age 18, of Tunkhannock, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, from injuries sustained in an auto accident.

Born in Kingston, Matthew was a son of the former Megan Rosenbaum, Tunkhannock and John Matthew Murray, Harveys Lake.

He was a graduate of Tunkhannock Area High School, class of 2012, and had just finished his first semester at Luzerne County Community College, Nanticoke. Matthew was employed at Independent Graphics, Pittston.

Matthew enjoyed playing his guitar and anything technical from video games to social media. He was always on top of the latest technology.

He received his sacraments at Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Tunkhannock.

Preceding him in death were his paternal great-grandfather, Leo Nowak and maternal step-grandfather, George White.

Surviving are his mother, Megan Rosenbaum Murray, Tunkhannock; father, John Matthew Murray and stepmother, Ann Marie Murray, Harveys Lake; maternal grandmother, Lynne White, Kingston; maternal grandfather, Roy Rosenbaum, Center Moreland; paternal grandparents, John O. and Jean Rose Murray, Dallas; paternal great-grandmother, Helen Nowak, Wilkes-Barre; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Matthew's family will receive friends Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Harold C. Snowdon Funeral Home Inc., 140 N. Main Street, Shavertown. Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of family.

Published in Times Leader on Dec. 22, 2012