PLEASE NOTE, THERE HAVE BEEN CHANGES TO THE SERVICE SCHEDULE FOR MRS. MURRAY: Family and friends may visit on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 4pm to 8pm at A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Avenue, Kingston, NY, 12401. The funeral and committal service scheduled for Saturday, March 21, 2020 at Fair St. Reformed Church and Wiltwyck Cemetery, have been postponed at this time. The funeral and committal service schedule will be announced at a later date.
Judith M. (Judy) Murray, passed away peacefully at her home in Brewster, MA, on Friday, March 13th, 2020. She was born on June 14th, 1931 in Longbranch, NJ, the youngest daughter of the late Eugene and Edyth (Davy) Maxson. She was married to William Robert Murray, Sr., who passed away August 25th, 2001.
Judy graduated from Hartsdale High School and attended Mount Holyoke College before graduating as an R.N. from Cornell University - New York Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a Public Health Nurse for Ulster County where she met her husband Bill. The couple lived in Flagstaff, AZ and Philadelphia, PA where they began raising their family. The family moved to Billings, MT before returning to Kingston in 1966. Judy returned to the U.C. Health Department and worked as a Public Health Nurse until her retirement in 1986. She and her husband Bill enjoyed traveling and camping in their R.V. and she continued to enjoy traveling after his death. She also enjoyed bird watching, boogie boarding and spending time with her family. In 2017 she moved to Brewster, MA to live with her daughter Alison.
She became a very active member of the Fair Street Reformed Church of Kingston in 1971 and served on the Consistory and the Building and Grounds Ministry Team. In recent years she was a member of Northside Methodist Church in Brewster, MA. She was also a volunteer with the Ulster County SPCA.
Judy is survived by three of her children, Leslie M. Clark of Kingston, William R. Murray, Jr. and his wife Linda of Vienna, VA and Alison Murray of Brewster, MA, her eight grandchildren, Karen Murray (Andy Rankin), Steven Murray (Sarah), Melissa Murray, Dan Murray, Chris Groelle (Sharon de Graaf), Robert Clark (Heather), Sean Clark, Timothy Clark (Mallory) and one great grandson, Russell Everette Clark. Many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her son Peter B. Murray and her sisters, Barbara Boyd, Joyce Maxson and Nancy Metz.
Family and friends may visit on Friday, March 20, 2020 from 4pm to 8pm at A. Carr & Son Funeral Home, 65 Lucas Avenue, Kingston, NY, 12401. To leave an expression of sympathy for Mrs. Murray's family, please visit www.CarrFH.com . In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Ulster County SPCA at www.UCSPCA.org .