Bruce E. Murray, 82, of Enfield, entered into eternal rest, on Friday, April 19, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital & Medical Ctr. Hartford, CT. Bruce was the husband of 60 years to Karen A. (Rhodes) Murray. He was born Dec. 9, 1936 in Westfield, MA. He grew up in the Willimansett section of Chicopee, MA raised by his grandmother Catherine Murray. He has resided in Enfield for the past 54 years and in Chicopee, MA before that. Bruce was a graduate of Chicopee High School. He was employed with ARA Services, Windsor Locks for 30 years and retired from Imperial Service after 10 years of service. He was a member of St. Martha’s Holy Name Society. Bruce was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, he enjoyed bowling, playing cards and cribbage and spent many years camping with family and friends.
In addition to his wife, Bruce is also survived by his four children; Theresa Webb of Mansfield, CT, James Murray of Bradford, VT, Michael & wife Marcia Murray of Enfield, and Russell & wife DiAnn Murray of Enfield, his six grandchildren; Jennifer & husband Sean, Kayla, Sean, Ethan, Heather and Melissa, and two great-grandchildren; Declan & Killian. He was predeceased by a grandson Tanner Webb.
His family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at Browne Memorial Chapels, Enfield, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. in St. Martha’s Church, Enfield. Interment will be at the convenience of the family. Memorial donations in his memory maybe made to the Enfield EMS 1296 Enfield St. Enfield, CT 06082 or Boys Town 14100 Crawford St. Boys Town, NE 68010.