John J. Murray Sr.

John J. Murray Sr.

Wednesday, November 19th, 1930 Friday, August 23rd, 2019

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Obituary for John J. J. Murray Sr. Sr.

John James Murray Sr., 88, of Keansburg passed away on Friday, August 23rd, at Bayshore Hospital, Holmdel. He was born and raised in Manhattan, prior to moving his family to Keansburg. John served in the US Navy, and upon his discharge he joined the New York City Police Department. During his time as a police officer, he worked as Harbor Patrol. After retiring, John went on to work as the Harbor Master for the Channel Club, Monmouth Beach and also was a bus driver for Shamrock Stagecoach , Keansburg. John was an Ex-Chief and Past President of the Keansburg Fire Company #1 and a member of the American Legion Wilber J. Price Post #273, Keansburg. He loved boats, enjoyed watching the Boston Red Sox and was an avid Gonzaga College basketball fan. John is pre-deceased by his son, John J Murray Jr, a daughter, Ellen Corcoran, a brother, James Murray and a sister, Maureen Williamson. He is survived by his beloved wife of 61 years, Mary (Sabelli) Murray of Keansburg; a son and daughter in laws, Andrew and Kim Murray and Eileen Murray of Keansburg; two daughters and son in-laws, Kathleen and Bruce Taylor of Linden and Mary and Casey Wojtaszek of Middletown; 11 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Monday from 4-8PM at the Jacqueline M. Ryan Home for Funerals 233 Carr Ave. Keansburg. On Tuesday a 10:00AM service at the funeral home will take place and the burial will follow at Mt Olivet Cemetery, Middletown. Letters of condolences can be sent to

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  • Visitation

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Jacqueline M. Ryan Home for Funerals
    233 Carr Ave.
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    Monday, August 26th, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Service

    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Jacqueline M. Ryan Home for Funerals Inc.
    233 Carr Ave
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    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
  • Interment

    Mt. Olivet Cemetery
    Chaple Hill Rd
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Ray Coleman

So sorry for your loss. God bless you and your family. ray
Comment | Posted at 08:50am via Condolence

Barbara Quinn Rogers

Our Heart felt Condolences Andrew Kim Mary Mimi All The Grandkids And Great Grandkids! Wish We Were There But Will B There In Spirit John Was A Amazing Man.We Were Blessed To Have Know John And B Part Of The Family.Hes At Peace And With Eileen. He Will B Missed By Many Including Us Andrew May Your Dad R.I.P😥❤
Comment | Posted at 06:03pm via Condolence

David LeBedz

May he rest in peace,my deepest sympathy to his family
Comment | Posted at 08:41am via Condolence

So Sorry for our loss. I loved working with him at Shamrock bus .I will always remember the stories you told.
Joann Badame
Comment | Posted at 04:31pm via Condolence

so sorry for your loss. He was an wonderful fun loving person.
Lynn Schoeneberg
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