David K. Murray

Born: Wed., May 17, 1967
Died: Thu., Apr. 4, 2019


Memorial Mass

10:00 AM Sat., Apr. 13, 2019
Location: St. Denis Cemetery


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Douglas- David K. Murray, 51, formerly of Douglas, Oxford, and Webster died Thurs. April 4, 2019 at home in Falmouth after being stricken ill.

     He is survived by his daughter Ashley Mirabella and her husband Scott of Woodstock, CT; his parents Teddy Murray Sr. and his wife Carol of Quinebaug,CT and Linda G. (Kurtyka) Powers-Scannell of Westborough; 2 grandchildren Abigail and Sylas; 2 sisters Barbara E. Murray-Coutts of Douglas and Rebecca A. Barsamian and her husband George of Douglas; 2 step-brothers Robbie Somers and Michael  Somers; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and good friends. He was predeceased by his brother Edward P. “Teddy” Murray Jr. in 1995 and brother-in-law David M. Coutts in 2018. Born in Worcester, MA on May 17, 1967 he was raised in Douglas and Northbridge and lived the past 7 years on Martha’s Vineyard.

     David worked as a self-taught and highly skilled contractor and carpenter on Martha’s Vineyard. Previously he worked for Balcom Construction in Leicester many years. Educated in the Douglas and Northbridge Public School System, he loved baseball and belonged to several baseball, softball, and whiffle all leagues over the years. He enjoyed exercise, working out, and fishing, especially for stripers down the cape.

     His Memorial Funeral Mass will be held Sat. April 13 at 10 am in St. Denis Church, 23 Manchaug St. Douglas. Burial of cremains with his brother Teddy in St. Denis Cemetery will be private. There are no calling hours. Because he was a Friend of Bill, memorial donations in David’s memory may be made to Vineyard House, P.O. Box 4599 Vineyard Haven, MA 02568. To leave a condolence message for the family please visit www.jackmanfuneralhomes.com

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Jim W
   Posted Tue April 09, 2019
Ted etal: My spiritual support for you

Scott Bigelow
   Posted Tue April 09, 2019
Very sorry to learn of David's passing. Please know that you are all in our thoughts & prayers during this time of healing.

Scott & Nancy Bigelow

Kenneth P Reilly
   Posted Tue April 09, 2019
Ted, Carol, and Linda;

I am so sorry to learn of Davids passing, I know this is devastating to y'all and if there is anything I can do to help, please let me know. Ken

Sarah (Fletcher) Parker
   Posted Tue April 09, 2019
Linda, My sincere condolences at this time. David was like another son to me, when him and my son Niles played ball together. They still stayed in touch all these years. My heart goes out to you at this time. Know that we will all remember David in our hearts. My love and prayers to you my cousin.

Diane Harper
   Posted Tue April 09, 2019
To my Cousins, My heart is saddened for you. David was a sweet person, I am sorry that he is gone to be with the Lord. May you find comfort from the memories that you have with him. Sincerely always Diane

Larry Wynja
   Posted Tue April 09, 2019
Very sorry to hear of Dave's passing. My condolences to the family.

Paul Landry
   Posted Fri April 12, 2019
Mary and I extend our heartfelt condolences to the entire Murray and Kurtyka families as well as to David's daughter Ashley, loosing such a young loved one I cannot imagine, our prayers go out to all that will miss David

Paul & Mary Landry

Michael A. Grasseschi
   Posted Fri April 12, 2019
Teddy I asked God to introduce David and Teddy Jr. to my grandson Joey perhaps they can teach him some life skills that he didn't have time on earth to learn. Maybe they can throw us a big party when we get there., Love ya

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