John M. Murray, 53

John M. Murray, 53, of Syracuse, passed away October 31, 2008, surrounded by his family and friends.

Born in Oswego, he was the son Shirley (Carey) Brownell and the late William Murray.

He was employed as a Manager at the Bellevue Country Club, Syracuse for 22 years.

John was an avid sports and Mets fan. He enjoyed walking and the outdoors and also his cats, Scoot and Shadow. He was a former alter boy and member of St. Mary’s Church.

Surviving, besides his mother, are his daughter, Amy Murray (Louis) Schultzkie of Oswego; a brother, William “Joey” (Michelle) Murray of Fulton; three sisters, Catherine (Brian) Gardner and Patricia Cory, both of Oswego; Theresa (Dave) Hinman of Fulton; a grandson, Dylan L. Schultzkie; his best friend, Joseph Henry of Syracuse; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a nephew, Kyle J. Murray.

Funeral Services will be held 11a.m. Tuesday at the Nelson Funeral Home.
Burial will be in IRA Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held 2-4 and 6-8pm. Monday at the funeral home, 11 W. Albany St. Oswego.

Donations can be made to the American Cancer Society.