THURSDAY, DEC, 12, 1957
Francis Murray, 54,
Of Heart Attack
On Saturday morning the communi
ty shocked and saddened to
learn of the death of Francis Murray.
Mr. Murray resided in an apartment
by himself on Bast Main Street and
when he did not appear at the usual
hour in the morning his friends
sought entrance into his room and
were horrified to And him lying in
bed dead. Coroner Pierre Sapuldlng
Malone, was notified and performed
an autopsy. A verdict was given as
a, sudden heart attack being the
The deceased was born in Chat
augay on August 21, 1903, a son of
the late Frank and Elisabeth (Welch)
Murray. He resided with his parents
•of number of years and assisted
his father in the purchase of livestock.
For a number of years he
was employed as lineman for the
Western Union Company and was
stationed in various points of the
State. Returning to Chateaugay 10
years ago, he engaged in Restaurant
werk in different places. At the time
of his death he was employed by
William Bessette in the operation of
Billy’s Grill on Bast Main Street.
The deceased was well and favorably
known to everyone. He was
honest and upright in all dealings, a
faithful and conscientious worker
and loyal in his friends. He was
.a member of At. Patrick’s Church.
His passing will ‘ e missed in the
Surviving are three sisters and
four brothers: Miss Catherine Murray,
Miami Beach, Fla.; Mrs. Mary
Shields, Seranac Lake; Mrs. Mildred
Dapree, Bound Brook, N. J.; James,
Bound Brook, N. J.; Richard, Manilius,
N. Y.; Leo, Chateaugay .Edward
in U. S. Army stationed at Fort
Monmouth, N. J.; also several nieces
nephews and cousins. Another sister,
Mrs. Anastata Doyle, died in 1931
The body was taken to the Chateaugay
funeral Home until the funeral.
A large concourse of relatives
and friends visited the -home during
the waking hours and attended funeral
services. Many floral and spiritual
offerings were given as a silent
trtbate to the memory of the deceased.
Funeral services took place at St
Patrick’s Chnrch Monday morning,
Rev. Daniel Keefe officiated. Burial
was made in St. Patrick’s cemetery.
The pallbearers were: William
Bessette, Ray Lucia, Edward Koran.
Earl McCormick, Joseph Wood and
The following out of town relatives
and friends were summoned here:
Mrs. Mary Shields. Mr. and Mrs.
Victor, Seamier, Mrs. Vincent Best,
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hay, Saranac
Lake; Edward Murray, Fort Monmouth,
N. J.; Mrs. Mildred Dupree.
James Murray, Lester Smith, Bound
Brook, N. J . ; Richard Murray. Mani-
Uus, N. Y.; Wilfred King, Sr., Thomas
Welch, Chaiy Lake; Mr. and
•Mrs. Sheldon Revoir, Lyon Mountain.