The Journal Register (Medina, NY)


April 11, 2013

Roy B. McMurray


Roy B. McMurray, age 98, died on April 10, 2013 at the New York State Veterans Home in Batavia. He was born on January 13, 1915 in Grafton, Canada, a son of the late Arthur and Theo (Cochran) McMurray and had lived in the United States since he was 16 years old.
Roy served in the US Army during WW II and was a member of the Sheret Post #35 American Legion and Strickland Post #4635 V.F.W. Roy was a former employee of GE in Brockport and a member of the Dye Hose Co. #5 of the Albion Fire Dept.
He was predeceased by his son, Vincent. He is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Virginia; sons, James (Barbara) of Farmington, Roy, Jr. of Buffalo, Timothy of Albion, Andy of Hamlin; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews.
The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 W. Avenue, Albion, on Saturday, April 20th from 2:00-4:00 PM only. Memorials may be made to the charity of your choice.
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