Firefighter, Kearny native, Roxbury resident
Robert E. Murray, 67, of Roxbury, passed away after a herculean battle with melanoma, on Sunday, April 25,2021.
He was born and raised in Kearny NJ before moving to West Orange and finally settling in Roxbury NJ. He served on the Kearny Fire dept. for 25 years, retiring in 2013.
A visitation will be held in the Condon Funeral Home 684 Kearny Ave., Kearny on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 4-8pm.
The funeral Mass will be offered on Thursday April 29, 2021 at 10:30am in St. Cecilia's Church, Kearny. Entombment will follow in Gate of Heaven Chapel Mausoleum, E. Hanover, NJ.
He is predeceased by his loving parents, Wilbert Robert and Irene (nee Fadeski). He is survived by his wife, Josephine (nee Fasulo); his sisters Loretta O’Neill and Irene Brooks; his children Robert Edward II (Danielle), Marguerita and Alexandra as well as his granddaughter Ava Michelina and his beloved dog Brandy. Also surviving are many loving nieces and nephews.
He cherished his family above all else, lived in an eternal state of summer, and never once questioned God’s will. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Robert’s memory to the Melanoma Research Alliance at www.curemelanoma.org.