Christopher J. Murray, Sr., 54, of Birdsboro, PA, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 12, 2023 in his home following a long courageous battle with lung cancer. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, he was the son of the late Robert J. and the late Jacqueline L. (Michener) Murray. He was the husband of Kim M. (Walters) Murray.
Chris was employed as a Police Officer for 25yrs, serving in the Philadelphia Housing Authority, North Wales Borough, East Whiteland Twp., East Coventry Twp., and West Berks Regional Police Dept. He most recently worked for U.S. Security Care, Inc. as Director of Operations. He was a member and instructor of the National Rifle Assoc. and instituted the Boy Scout Troop for Special Needs in Birdsboro. Chris enjoyed buying and fixing up bicycles, working on his’72 Monte Carlo, spending vacations camping in Virginia Beach, listening to rock music, and enjoying a nice cold beer.
Chris is survived, along with his wife, Kim, by his sons: Christopher J. Murray, Jr. and Zachary R. (Emily McCurdy) Murray; 1 brother: Michael S. (Lisa) Murray, and 3 sisters: Kimberly A. Murray, Linda L. (Thomas) Kocher, Michelle L. (David) Vondercrone; and many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00pm on Sunday November 19th at BlackJax American Pub & Grill Restaurant, 668 Benjamin Franklin Hwy, Birdsboro, PA 19508.