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Joseph “Joe” S. Murray, age 85 and a resident of Wellington, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2022 at the Symphony of Olmsted Falls after a long illness.


Joe was born November 21, 1936 in Lorain to the late Joseph and Elizabeth (nee Sinko) Murray.  He attended Lorain High School and was a member of the Class of 1955.  Following high school Joe enlisted in the United States Navy and proudly served for six years.  Throughout his working years Joe was a millwright and worked at the former Abex Corporation in Elyria retiring after 34 years of service.  He enjoyed country music, going to bluegrass festivals, and yardwork.


Survivors include his six children; Richard Murray (Terri) of Elyria, Karen Austin (Rick) of Elyria, Karlene Oates of Elyria, Allen Murray of Elyria, Marc Murray of Lorain, Chris Murray of Wellington, eleven grandchildren, many great grandchildren, and his sister Betty Rose Brown of North Ridgeville. 


He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Lu Murray who passed away October 21, 2020.


Family will receive friends at the Andras Crematory & Funeral Home, 3900 Broadway Avenue, Lorain on Thursday, October 6, 2022 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.

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