Ronal Thomas Murr

December 31, 1940 ~ June 28, 2020 (age 79)

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Ronal T. Murr, 79, passed away on Sunday, June 28th at Encore Turf Valley, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center.

Ron loved sports, played Poly football, fishing, being a “grill master”, and was an avid gardener. He worked for Westinghouse as a contracts manager until his retirement. He always supported his kids and grandkids, especially in their sports.

He is survived by his wife Peggy, his daughter Samantha and her husband Larry Thompson, his son Tyler and his wife Jeanine; by his grandchildren Jessica and Matthew Thompson and Lucy, Tatum, and Kate Murr; and by his brother in law Russ Balazs and his wife Bobbie, and sister in law Patricia King and her daughter Shanleigh. He was predeceased by his first wife Kathleen Gardner Murr.  

He also leaves behind an extended family at Encore Turf Valley, where he lived, who truly loved him, and his family will always be thankful for everything they did for him.

There will be a memorial cookout for him at his family’s home on July 1st and a graveside service July 8th at 10:00am at Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Marriottsville, MD.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made in his name to the MERR Institute for Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation to support his love of sea creatures. Below is some information from their website about masks they are selling where part of the profit goes towards the institution:

Print Coast2Coast in Lewes, Delaware, has designed a custom face-covering exclusively for MERR Institute. The washable masks are 100 % cotton with ties for the most secure fit. Designed by a local artist, adorned with a variety of colorful hand-drawn images of dolphins, whales, and turtles, the mask also proudly displays the MERR Institute logo. The masks are $15, with $5 of each mask purchased donated back to MERR from PrintCoast2Coast. The masks are available to purchase at Print Coast 2 Coast at 1636 Savannah Rd STE D, Lewes, DE 19958, by calling 302-644-9570, or via email at: . Thanks, Print Coast2Coast for providing such stylish masks that thinks of others, not just on land, but also in the sea. 

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Graveside Service
July 8, 2020

10:00 AM
Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens
2150 Mt. View Road
Marriottsville, MD 21104


MERR Institute for Marine Education, Research and Rehabilitation
801 Pilottown Road | Lewes, DE 19958 | (302) 228-5029, Lewes DE 19958
Tel: 1-302-228-5029

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