Kenneth D. Murray


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Kenneth D. "Murph" Murray, 80, of Tower City, died Saturday, Sept. 22, at Select Specialty Hospital, Harrisburg.

Born in Williamstown, May 25, 1932, he was a son of the late John and Eva Hunter Murray. Murph was a 1950 graduate of Williamstown High School. He was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and served 21 years in the National Guard.

He was retired from the former Amp, Inc. with 38 years of service.

He was of the protestant faith, a life member of the Williamstown American Legion Post 239, the Sampson Air Force Veteran's Association, Williamstown, Wiconisco, Orwin and Muir Fire Companies, Dauphin County Firemen's Association, Tower City Loyal Order of Moose and the Air Force Sgt. Association and Red Horse Association.

In additional to his parents he was predeceased by two sisters, Dorothy Zimmerman and Betty Umholtz; a brother, William.

Surviving are three daughters, Dawn Reitenbach, Palmyra, Toni Bender and her husband Bob, Slatington, Penni Schadle and her husband Mark, Tower City; his companion of 20 years, Gayle Kobularik, Tower City; two brothers, John "Jack" Murray, Harrisburg and Robert Murray, Williamstown; five grandchildren, Michelle Reitenbach, Kyle and Kirk Bender, Megan and Alyssa Schadle.

Funeral procession will be leaving Dimon Funeral Home, Inc., Tower City for Indiantown Gap National Cemetery at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the cemetery. Donations should be made to Williamstown American Legion, 123 W. Market Street, Williamstown, PA 17098. To sign the guestbook visit www.dimonfuneralhome.com.

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