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Alexander Joseph McMurray


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Alexander Joseph McMurray

AGE: 85 • Red Bank

Alexander Joseph McMurray, age 85, passed away peacefully on July 4th at Riverside Regional Medical Center in Newport News, VA. Born in Brooklyn, NY on May 28, 1932, Al lived in Queens, NY then Red Bank, NJ for 47 years. From childhood, Al loved spending his summers with his family in Highlands, NJ. He attended LaSalle Academy in New York City then Manhattan College where he received a degree in Engineering. He served his country in the Army Corps of Engineers from 1955-1957, then in the Army Reserve until 1963. He was an employee of Andrews and Clark in New York City before joining the New York City Board of Water Supply for 24 years of service. Al was an avid skier and enjoyed sailing during his lifetime.

He was predeceased by his beloved wife Catherine Audrey Weldon McMurray in 1985.

Surviving are his son, Alexander James McMurray of New Orleans, LA, his wife Kourtney and their son Alexander Maxwell; his daughter, Mary Elizabeth Flaherty of Yorktown, VA, her husband Michael and their children, Connor Alexander and Isabell Catherine; brothers, Bill McMurray of Monmouth Beach, NJ, and James McMurray of Lakewood, NJ; a sister, Mary Ethel Worrell of Martha's Vineyard, MA; as well as five nephews.

Family visitation will be held at Day Funeral Home in Red Bank, NJ on Friday, August 18 from 9-10:30 am, followed by a funeral mass at Saint James Catholic Church in Red Bank at 11:00 am. Burial will immediately follow at Mount Olivet Cemetery. A repast is planned for guests.

In lieu of flowers, please make a charitable contribution to: The Red Bank Public Library at www.redbanklibrary.org. Online condolences to claytorrollins.com.
Published in Asbury Park Press on July 11, 2017
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