Richard V. “Dick” Murdoch

Richard V. “Dick” Murdoch, 73, of Rabbit Lane, Phoenix, NY, passed away on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, Syracuse. He was born to his late parents, Rosalie (Elwell) & Verne P. Murdoch on Oct. 27, 1939 in Syracuse, NY. He attended Phoenix Schools, and then proudly served in the U.S. Navy from 1957-1963 on the USS Chikaskia (AO-54). Dick was a welder for Armstrong Co., and the Nestle Co., both in Fulton. Dick loved fishing and hunting, as well as antique tractor pulling.

Surviving are his loving wife of 39 years, Maria (Gantley) Murdoch; his three children, Lenore Murdoch, Maureen Murdoch, and Matt Murdoch; his brother, Charles Murdoch; his sister, Jeanne Austic; nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be on Sunday June 16, from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Allanson- Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home, 431 Main St., Phoenix. A memorial mass will be the following day, Monday in St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 469 Main St., Phoenix, at 9:30 a.m., with the Rev. Philip Brockmyre officiating.

2 thoughts on “Richard V. “Dick” Murdoch

  1. Murdoch Family,
    I am very sorry for your loss. I attended high school with Lenore and Maureen. Maureen was a great friend of mine. Hugs and prayers to your family.
    Jenelle Albrecht (Monica) – Florida

  2. Please accept my condolences on the loss of your dear loved one. Take comfort in knowing that our Creator will soon remove all pain, suffering, sorrow, and death forever! May this promise help you gain the strength and inner peace you will need to cope with the days ahead. Revelation 21:3,4 Philippians 4:13

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