Published in The Washington Post on Oct. 23, 2018
M. LYNNE MURRAY
M. Lynne Murray peacefully passed away on the morning
of October 12, 2018 beside her husband of 60 years,
Robert Murray. Robert Murray passed away eight days
later, on October 20, 2018. Both were surrounded by their
They leave behind four children, Bob (Terri), Tom (Nancy),
Jim (Anne) Murray, Susan (Rich – predeceased) Paton; 14 grandchildren and one great
granddaughter. Lynne’s sister, Carol (Bob – predeceased) Kalchthaler, and brother Kerry
McManus (Barbara), Robert’s brother, Art Murray (Mary Pat) and sister Marianna –
predeceased (Nick (Yvonne)); along with a host of other extended family members and friends.
Lynne grew up in Natick, MA, attended Natick High School and worked for many years in the
Montgomery County School System. Robert grew up primarily in Washington, DC, attended
McKinley Tech High School (1952), was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was a telecom
technician with Verizon for over 35 years.
Relatives and friends may call at Collins Funeral Home, 500 University Boulevard West, Silver
Spring, MD. Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
There will be a Mass of Christian burial at Saint John the Evangelist Church, 10103 Georgia
Avenue, Silver Spring, MD on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11 a.m.
Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.