OES

Fidelity mourns the loss of Bro. Durell murray

Durell G Murray
1920-2021
Durell G Murray
Capt. Durell G. Murray, 101, of Riverview, passed away peacefully at The Veterans Health Centre on June 22, 2021. Born in Newcastle, NB he was the son of the late Lloyd and Hazel (Grimmer) Murray.
He was a charter member of Coverdale Lodge #52 F. & A.M., member of Luxor Temple A.A.O.M.S., founding member of Riverview Veterans & Armed Forces Association, Royal Legion #6, Moncton. He was a member of Fidelity Chapter #36-OES. He served in the Royal Canadian Military as staff Intelligence Officer. He retired from Reserve Army in 1956 with the rank of Captain. He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed fishing on the Miramichi River and big game hunting in the Western Provinces. Durell was retired from Durell Murray Insurance Limited with over 30 years service. He was an active supporter of St. Paul’s United Church in Riverview.
Durell will be sadly missed by his son Robert of Moncton and long time friend Deborah Carson of Riverview, as well as several nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Edith (Porter) and brother, Herbert as well as son John Durell and daughter Janet Elizabeth.
A service to share memories and celebrate his life and his wife Edith (who died on Jan. 8, 2014) will take place at Cobb’s Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 330 Whitepine Road, Riverview (869-2007) on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 1:30 pm with Rev. Steve Berube presiding. A Coverdale Lodge #52 F. & A.M. service at 12:30 pm followed by a memorial service by the Riverview Veterans and Armed Forces Association at 1:00 pm prior to the service on Wednesday from the funeral home. His interment will take place at the Fair Haven Cemetery. For those wishing to attend the service, please contact the funeral home via email or phone to reserve your seat and the number in your group or bubble. Donations made to a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated. Online condolences may be expressed at www.cobbsfuneralhome.ca