June 13, 2012
On Wednesday, the 13th of June, Walter S. Murray, 54, our beloved dad, son and brother was called home to rest in the arms of the Lord after fighting a three-year-long heroic battle with cancer.
Born on July 21, 1957 in the Mercy Hospital, Wilkes-Barre, he was a son of Elizabeth (Betty) Wilk Murray, of Hudson, and the late Walter E. Murray, who died July 2, 2003.
He was educated in Plains Township schools and then entered MTA Diesel Mechanical School of Middletown, Pa. He was previously employed as a diesel mechanic. His passions in life were mechanics, electronics and camping. He was a former member St. Joseph Church, Hudson; Polish American Veterans, Plains Township; L.A.N.I. Post, Hudson and the Hudson Servicemen's Association.
Walter is survived, in addition to his mother Betty Murray, by his daughter, Candice Murray, Wilkes-Barre; sister, Lisa Segear, Atlanta, Ga.; brothers, Scott Murray, Hudson and Jeffrey Murray, Knoxville, Tenn.; stepsister, Anita Beeler, Long Beach, Calif.; nephews, Sean and Cory Segear, Jeff Murray Jr.; nieces, Megan Israel, Kristen Murray, Gillian and Kathryn Murray; great-nieces and great-nephew, Alonna, Braylyn and Brantley.
Walt will be missed dearly by his family and friends.
Walter's funeral will be conducted on Monday at 9 a.m. from the Mark V. Yanaitis Funeral Home, 55 Stark St., Plains Township, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Plains Township. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Hudson. Friends may call on Sunday from 5 to 8 p.m. Online condolences or directions may be accessed at www.yanaitisfuneralhome.com.