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Updated: 02/13/2014 03:43:37PM

Robert Kendall Murray

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Robert Kendall Murray passed away Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.

He was originally from Reading, Mass., and spent most of his life in Longmeadow, Mass., before retiring in Williamsburg, Va., and North Port, Fla. Robert was a successful CPA with Coopers & Lybrand, Bose Stereos, Smith & Wesson, Stanley Home Products and, lastly, the Securities and Exchange Commission. He had a strong faith and devotion to the Roman Catholic Church as an active 3rd and 4th degree member of the Knights of Columbus. Robert loved the Red Sox; traveling; music; movies; good food; his dog, Brioche; and, most of all, his family. He will be forever loved and remembered.

Robert leaves behind his loving wife, Beverly; brother, Stephen; three daughters, Kathleen, Cheryl and Deborah; and six grandchildren.

A Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at San Pedro Catholic Church in North Port.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made “In the memory of Robert K. Murray” to the Backpack Angels, a charity Robert was actively involved in, or The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD). Backpack Angels (check to be made out to North Port Coalition for Homeless/Needy Children), North Port Coalition for Homeless/Needy Children, P.O. Box 6826, North Port, FL 34290, or via; or to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD), 290 King of Prussia Road, Radnor Station No. 2, Suite 320, Radnor, PA 19087, or via To send condolences, please visit

Arrangements are by Farley Funeral Home, North Port.

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