OSWEGO, NY – Michael J. Murray, 60, a resident of 145 Arcadia Ave., Oswego, died Sunday March 17, 2013, at Oswego Hospital after a brief illness.
Mr. Murray was born in Oswego, the son of the late Thomas E. and Shirley (Cuyler) Murray.
He was a life resident of Oswego, attended Oswego schools, and was employed by the city of Oswego for twenty-seven years as an operator at the Eastside Water Filtration Facility until his retirement in 2002.
He is survived by his brother, Thomas E. (Dee Dee) Murray Jr., of Oswego; his long-time love, Renee Pelkey, of Oswego; siblings William Murray and Jerri Haley of Texas, Kathy (Dan) Barr of Colorado; and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Murray was predeceased by his step-mother, Barbara (McLymond) Murray.
Known for his generosity and fun-loving spirit, he will be dearly missed by his family, friends, and acquaintances.
Services are private.
There are no calling hours.
Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Contributions may be made in Mr. Murray’s memory to CNYSPCA 5878 E. Molloy Road, Syracuse, NY 13211
Arrangements are in care of the Dain-Cullinan Funeral Home.