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Kathleen A. Murray

Feb 13, 2015

Kathleen A. Murray, 85, of Hughesville, died Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015, at the Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation Unit, Muncy Valley Hospital, Muncy.

Born July 27, 1929, in Franklin Township, Lycoming County, she was a daughter of the late Jesse and Naomi (Ryder) George. Kathleen was married to Franklin W. Murray, who preceded her in death on July 9, 1990.

Kathleen was a graduate of Hughesville High School class of 1948. During her high school years, she worked as a waitress at the Crestmont Inn in Eagles Mere. Kathleen worked for the former Montgomery Mills in the table hand department for 10 years and retired from Leader Health Care Center, North in 1992, after 17 years of employment.

She was a member of the Franklin Fairview Church of Unityville and loved cooking, baking and gardening. Kathleen was a loving mother and grandmother who cared about her family greatly.

Surviving are six daughters and two sons, Louise L. Crawford, of Hughesville, Barbara A. (Lawrence) Snyder, of Muncy, Caroline R.(Larry) Cotner, of Watsontown, Evelyn M.(Robert) Shutt, of Watsontown, Joyce M. (Dean) Boyer, of Northumberland, Willard F. (Linda) Murray, of Turbotville, Calvin F. Murray, of Muncy and Loretta K. (Ron) Myers, of Hughesville; 16 grandchildren, Pamela Crawford, Robert Crawford, Debra Rovenolt, Patrick Snyder, Julia Edkin, Brian Cotner, Melissa Pressman, Kristine Allison, Michael Shutt, Matthew Boyer, Scott Boyer, Adam Murray, Aaron Murray, Benjamin Murray, Blaine Myers and Wade Myers; 29 great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; three sisters, Peggy Hoover, of Allenwood, Betty (Gary) Chilson and Shirley (Donny) Person, of Montgomery.

Kathleen was preceded in death by two sisters, Jeanette Buck and Inez Bressler; a brother, Harley George; and a son-in-law, Gene Crawford.

Funeral services were held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10 in the McCarty-Thomas Funeral Home, 557 E. Water St., Hughesville, by Kathy Burkhart, CLM.

The family received friends in the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Feb. 9. The interment was in the Muncy Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy may be made to www.mccartythomas.com.