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Martha J Schell Murray
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Birth: May 1, 1917
Death: Dec. 12, 2013

Martha J. Murray, 96, formerly of Tower City, passed away Thursday night at Colonial Park Care Center, Harrisburg.

Born in Camp Hill, May 1, 1917, a daughter of the late William and Ruth Comp Schell.

Martha had been a very active member of the Christ United Methodist Church, Tower City, where she served on the women's and missionary societies. She also was active with the church's Sunday school. She was a member of the Tower City Women of the Moose and the Tower City Senior Citizens. She had served on the Election Board for Tower City.

In addition to her parents she was predeceased by her husband, John "Ben" Murray, 1989; a daughter Carol Brandt, 2011.

Surviving are a daughter, Donna M. Rutter and her husband Gregory, New Cumberland; a son-in-law, Daniel Brandt, Harrisburg; four grandchildren, Suzanne Thomas; David Rutter, Darren Brandt and Elizabeth Hassan. Eight Great Grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews.

Dimon Funeral Home, Tower City
Pottsville Republican 14 Dec 2013
Harrisburg Patriot News 14 Dec 2013
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Shell (1878 - 1929)
  Ruth Jane Comp Shell (1881 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  John Murray (1913 - 1989)
 
 Children:
  Carol J. Murray Brandt (1942 - 2011)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary E Shell (1901 - 1901)*
  Ethel M Shell (1903 - 1907)*
  Ella Marie Schell Neyer (1905 - 2001)*
  Milton Henry Schell (1907 - 1988)*
  Florence M Shell (1910 - 1910)*
  William F Schell (1912 - 1965)*
  Viola Ruth Schell Zeigler (1913 - 2006)*
  Martha J Schell Murray (1917 - 2013)
  Alda K Shell Blosser (1919 - 2002)*
  Zelma Pearl Schell Shover (1921 - 1992)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
Tower City
Schuylkill County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Betty W
Record added: Dec 13, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 121674534
Martha J <i>Schell</i> Murray
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