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 Francis Regis Murtha, Jr

Francis Regis Murtha, Jr

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Death 7 Jul 2004 (aged 71)
Burial Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 43874088 · View Source
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Frank R. Murtha Jr.
New Derry

Frank R. Murtha Jr. of New Derry died Wednesday, July 7, 2004, in Latrobe Area Hospital. He was born in Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County, Pa., a son of the late Francis and Margaret (Kearns) Murtha. Prior to retirement, he was employed by the former Latrobe Die Casting.
He was a member of St. Vincent Basilica, Unity Township. A Navy veteran, serving in the Korean War, he was a member of American Legion Post 515, Frontier Club and St. Joseph Club, all of Latrobe, Lloyds-ville Sportsmen and Lloydsville Firemen's Club.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Waida, and two brothers, William and Joseph.

He is survived by his wife, Janice Gaines Murtha; five children, Mary Casteel and husband, David, Theresa Noel and husband, Terry, Phyllis Knott and husband, Scott, Frank R. III and wife, Shirley, and John F. and wife, Rhonda, all of Latrobe; 13 grandchildren;

Also two brothers, Fr. John F., of St. Vincent Archabbey, and Harry T. and wife, Mary Ann, of Greensburg; a sister, Theresa Cox and husband, Eddie, of Greensburg, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Family and friends were received Thursday at John J. Lopatich Funeral Home, Latrobe.

A funeral Mass was celebrated July 9 in St. Benedict Church, Marguerite, by Fr. John Murtha. Interment followed in St. Vincent Cemetery, Unity Township.

(Obituary from The Blairsville Dispatch, Blairsville, Pa. 07-16-2004)


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  • Created by: Rich Fedoush
  • Added: 3 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43874088
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Francis Regis Murtha, Jr (4 Dec 1932–7 Jul 2004), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43874088, citing Saint Vincent Cemetery, Latrobe, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Rich Fedoush (contributor 46805205) .