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Murray, Stephen Patrick.
Mr. Stephen Patrick Murray passed away at his home in Stamford, CT on March 12, 2015 at the age of 52. Steve is survived by his wife Tami, son and daughter-in-law Drs. Ryan and Jennifer Murray of Washington, D.C., and sons Sean, James and Nolan of Stamford, CT. He is also survived by his parents Joseph and Nancy Murray of Ossining, NY; his brothers and sisters in-law John and Kathryn Murray of Weston, MA, and Christopher and Gloria Murray of Mount Kisco, NY; and sister and brother in-law Joann and Andrew Reddinger of London, UK, and their families. Steve was born August 2, 1962 in Brooklyn, NY. He was raised in North Tarrytown, NY and attended Sleepy Hollow High School. He later attended Boston College and graduated with a degree in Economics in 1984. He entered the credit analyst training program at Manufactures Hannover and went on to earn his Master's in Business Administration at Columbia Business School in 1989. He most recently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of CCMP Capital Advisors of New York, NY, a global private equity firm he founded. Prior to founding to CCMP Capital Advisors in 2006 he served in numerous investment capacities at its predecessor firms including J.P. Morgan Partners, Chase Capital Partners and Chemical Venture Partners. He married his college sweetheart Tami Anne Monti of Cumberland, RI on September 21, 1985. They resided and raised their four sons in Stamford, CT during their 29-year marriage. He is remembered as a kind and generous man, known throughout his community as a hardworking, genuine and compassionate person. He was everyone's everything, a dear friend, a loving husband and an adoring father. He beamed with pride for the accomplishments of his sons and he was their hero. He was actively involved in numerous charitable endeavors including serving as the Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Boston College and on the Board of the Make A Wish Foundation of Metro New York in addition to supporting numerous other charities including the Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. Calling hours will be held from 4-9pm on Monday March 16, 2015 at Shippan's Thomas M. Gallagher Funeral Home(next to the Knights Of Columbus) 453 Shippan Ave Stamford, CT. A funeral is scheduled for Tuesday March 17, 2015 at 11am at Holy Spirit Catholic Church 403 Scofieldtown Rd Stamford, CT. Father William P. Leahy S.J. President of Boston College will preside over the ceremony. In lieu of flowers please send donations to The Food Bank of Lower Fairfield County. To send condolences to the family, please visit www.gallagherfuneralhome.com


Published in StamfordAdvocate on Mar. 15, 2015
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