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Gerald F. Murray, 86, Former Navy Veteran and Resident of Rye

Gerald F. Murray. Photo credit: Legacy.com
Gerald F. Murray. Photo credit: Legacy.com
The following obituary is from Legacy.com and the Connecticut Post:

Gerald F. Murray, 86, husband of Bette Murray and formally of Rye, NY passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his home in Westport, CT on June 8, 2014.

Gerald was born January 23, 1918 in New Rochelle, NY and is the son of the late Thomas and Anna Murray. He was a US Navy veteran and has been married to his wife Bette for 59 years. Gerald's family was the center of his life and he was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.

In addition to his wife Bette, Gerald is survived by one son; Thomas Murray and three daughters; Eileen Murray and her Zachary Djimas, Maureen Murray and Patricia Johnson, seven grandchildren; Thomas G. Murray, Paige an Aidan Murray Medley, Devon and Dylan Murray, Shannon and William Johnson, and one sister; Dorothy Murray. Gerald was pre deceased by one son; Raymond Murray, two brothers Thomas and Donald Murray and one sister; Marie Murray.

A funeral and Mass of Christian Burial were held on June 16, 2014 at Assumption Church in Westport. Interment followed, with full military honors, in Greenwood Union cemetery in Rye, NY. Contributions in memory of Mr. Murray may be made to Chaifetz Hospice, 175 Jefferson St., Fairfield, CT 06825. 

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