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Robert M. Murray

June 13, 1928 ~ July 23, 2020 (age 92)


Robert M. Murray, 92, of Mifflinburg, formerly of Ocean City, Maryland, entered into rest at 3:39 a.m., Wednesday, July 23, 2020 at home.

He was born June 13, 1928 in Rehoboth, Delaware, a son of the late Clarence E. and Della May (Phillips) Murray. He is survived by his companion of 40 years, Laura J. Kemble.

Robert was employed as a US Postal Carrier in Ocean City, Maryland for many years until retirement.

He was a former member of Atlantic United Methodist Church in Ocean City, Maryland.

Robert was a lifetime member of the Ocean City Volunteer Fire Department and was the oldest living member.

He enjoyed all types of fishing, duck and deer hunting, beach combing, painting homes for others and drawing. He also operated the Pier Ballroom Nightclub for teenagers in the 1960’s.

In addition to his companion of 40 years, Robert is survived by two daughters and one son-in-law, Virginia and Alan Janiszewski, and Kristin Murray; one son and daughter-in-law, Thomas and Danielle Murray; two step-sons and daughters-in-law, Mike and Toni Kemble, and Steve and Diane Kemble; one step-daughter and son-in-law, Joanne and Jeff Rishel; 7 grandchildren; 9 step-grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; 6 step-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company, 1409 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842, or to Mifflinburg Borough Fire Department, 325 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg PA 17844.

At the convenience of the family, a private graveside service will be held at Sunset Memorial Park, Berlin, Maryland.

Arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.

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Private Committal


Mifflinburg Borough Fire Department
325 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg PA 17844

Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company
1409 Philadelphia Ave, Ocean City MD 21842

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