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Fr. Maurice Murray

Fr. Maurice Murray

Fr. Maurice Murray

Monday, July 14, 2014. JUAN CAAL Reporting: The municipality of Punta Gorda is mourning the passing of Roman Catholic priest Fr. Maurice Marchand Murray.

News of the death of Fr. Murray, who served at the St. Peter Parish in PG for close to eight years, was received over the weekend.

He died after a long battle with lunch cancer at the age of 80 years old.

According to information received, Fr. Murray died at his home in St. Louis, Missouri, USA on Friday.

St. Peter Claver Church (Punta Gorda)

St. Peter Claver Church
(Punta Gorda)

Members of St. Peter Claver Parish recall that Fr. Murray dedicated his life to the preaching of God’s Word and describe him as a humble servant of the people.

A memorial Mass in honor of Fr. Murray will be held on Tuesday evening at the St. Peter Claver Church to coincide with the funeral for the late priest.

Fr. Maurice Marchand Murry: sunrise July 24, 1934. Sunset July 11, 2014.

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  1. Rachel says:

    He had a short battle with lung cancer, not a “long battle with lunch cancer.”

    Eternal rest grant unto him, oh Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. Amen

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