Regina Waldron Murray
Regina Waldron Murray of Skillman passed away on Saturday August 16, 2014, atthe age of 95, with her loving family by her side.
Born in Trenton, the daughter of Thomas F. and Regina H. Waldron, Mrs. Murray was a graduate of Georgian Court College in Lakewood.
She served for three years in Army Special Services at Fort Dix during World War II, and worked as a counselor for the Veterans Service Bureau after the war. She wrotescripts for radio dramas early in her career, and later contributed to several local newspapers, serving for several years as a weekly columnist for the Trentonian. She wrote several books which were very much enjoyed by her family and friends.
Mrs. Murray was a lifelong tennis player, representing Trenton in national tournaments as a junior player. She was also an artist whose watercolor paintings are cherished by her children and grandchildren.
She and her devoted husband, Holt A. Murray, Sr., had a wonderful marriage for nearly 60 years. She was predeceased by her husband and by her son, Holt A. Murray, Jr. She is survived by a son, Thomas W. Murray of Nahant, Mass; two daughters and sons-in-law, Regina M. and Edward A. Volkwein of Surry, Maine; Anne M. and James E. Patterson of Mendham; two daughters-in-law, Ann B. Murray and Susan A. Murray; nine grandchildren and their spouses, Holt N. Murray, M.D. and his wife Liana, Neil W. Murray, E. Ryan Murray and his wife Erin, Matthew Murray and his wife Lauren, Megan M. Franco and her husband Julio, Lauren E. Murray and her fiancÚ Michael Bear, Sarah A. Murray, Elizabeth C. Volkwein and Charles E. Volkwein; two step-granddaughters, Katherine V. Singer and Ann V. Saxton; seven great-grandchildren, Holt Colin Murray, Nicholas H. Murray, Erin E. Murray, Conor M. Murray, Cara A. Murray, Thomas R. Murray and Jack T. Murray.
Mass of Christian Burial will be on Tuesday at 10:30 A.M. at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 376 Burnt Hill Road, Skillman, NJ. A reception will follow at the church immediately after mass.
The family will receive visitors on Tuesday from 10:00 A.M. until time of mass at the church.
Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stuart Country Day School, 1200 Stuart Road, Princeton, N.J. 08540, or Princeton Academy of the Sacred Heart, 101 Drakes Corner Road, Princeton, N.J. 08540.
Posted on 17 Aug 2014 by MFH