Allen Murray (1941-2007)
MURRAY, Allen D. - Age 65, of Fenton, died Saturday July 21, 2007 at Genesys
Health Park. Mr. Murray was born in Evansville, Indiana on August 21, 1941,
the son of Marion D. and Eddie H. (Holcomb) Murray. He graduated with an
accounting degree from the University of Notre Dame and later graduated from
Michigan State University with an MBA degree, but remained a loyal and avid
fan of Notre Dame.
Allen Murray and Carmella Grecco were married in Bedford, Indiana
on August 3, 1963. Mr. Murray started working for General Motors Financial
Division in 1963 and worked his way through the financial department
retiring from the Central Office in 1991 as a Financial Executive.
Mr. Murray was a member of St. John The Evangelist Catholic Church, a member of the Izaac
Walton League, Fenton Chapter, The Linden Sportsman's Club and past member
of other civic organizations. He enjoyed fishing at his Grand Lake
retreat "Cedarwood" and the company of his dog "Doc", a therapy dog that he
shared with others. But most of all he was a loving and caring son, husband,
father and grandfather.
Surviving Mr. Murray are his wife Carmella; his two children,
daughter Elizabeth Horton and husband Curtis of Fenton, son Thomas Edward
Murray and wife Patricia of Harper Woods. There are 5 loving grandchildren;
Emily and Matthew Horton and Maya, Margaret and Owen Murray. Also surviving
is his mother, Eddie H. Murray of Fenton and a brother, William Murray and
wife Susan of Lake Orion, along with several nieces and nephews.
Mass will be 11 AM on Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at St. John the Evangelist
Catholic Church 600 N. Adelaide St. Rev. Fr. David Harvey officiating.
Services will conclude at the church. The family will receive friends at the
Sharp Funeral Home, Fenton Chapel 1000 Silver Lake Rd., from 4 to 9 PM
Tuesday where a Vigil service will be prayed at 7 PM. Memorial contributions
in his name may be offered to McLaren Regional Medical Center Rehabilitation
Resolve Fund or to St. John's School. Mr. Murray's family wishes to thank
Dr. Eugene Chardoul, a special caring friend for all he has done for them.