Obituary

John B. Murray

Posted:  Sunday, March 24, 2019 - 9:30am
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John B. “Jack Murray, 92, of East Boothbay, Maine, passed away on March 21, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

He was born in Camden, New Jersey and resided in Pennsauken, N.J. for many years, before moving to East Boothbay. Jack was a former parishioner of St. Peter's Church in Merchantville, N.J.

He honorably served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After the war, he worked as a watchmaker in Westmont, N.J. He received an associate's degree in mechanical engineering from Temple University, and worked at RCA in Camden for the next 12 years. He retired from Consarc Corp. in Rancocas, N.J. at the age of 62, where he was head of design in their VIM steel melting furnace line. 

Jack loved sailing, being on the water, and watching golf. He was a great fan of the New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox, as well as the Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies.

He was predeceased by his son John.

Jack is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Mary; sons Steven (Margaret), Richard (Mary), David and James (Nancy); daughter in-law Kim; grandchildren Ian, Shawn, Patrick, Emily, Brian, Megan and Hannah; and many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. 

Visitation will be on Monday, March 25 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., and on Tuesday, March 26, from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m., at Inglesby & Sons Funeral Home, 2426 Cove Rd, Pennsauken, N.J. 08109. A Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday, March 26 at 10 a.m. at St. Peter's Church, 43 W Maple Ave, Merchantville, N..J 08109.  Burial will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, 300 W White Horse Pike, Berlin, N.J.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s name to the Boothbay Region Food Pantry, 125 Townsend Ave., Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538. To post photos, share a memory, or send an online condolence, please visit www.inglesbyfuneralhome.com.