GARLAND – Mervin R. Murray, 83, died Feb. 21, 2013, at Millinocket Regional Hospital. He was born April 3, 1929, in Corinna, the son of Wilfred and Grace (Giles) Murray.
He served in the U.S. Army during the end of World War II and through the Korean War. He worked for Fay Scott, Dexter, for many years. He was a member of Penobscot Masonic Lodge, Dexter; and was a member of Dexter First Baptist Church.
He is survived by three daughters, Cindy Anderson and her husband, William, of Brunswick, Kelly Pease and her husband, Carl Jr., of Harmony and Tracy Jandreau and her husband, Mark, of Millinocket; a son, David Murray and his wife, Lynn, of Wiscasset; two brothers, Darrell and Royce; two sisters, Pauline and Charlotte; a half sister, Margaret; three half brothers, Jerry, Richard and Joey; six grandchildren, Adrian and Joshua Madore, Aaron Jandreau, Jason and Alison Pease, and Sierra Murray; a great-grandson, Maddox Jandreau; many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Anita (Wambolt) Murray; and two brothers, Floyd and Kenneth.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 25, at Garland Baptist Church, where friends may call noon until the time of the service. Spring burial will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Garland. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations to Garland Baptist Church, P.O. Box 76, Garland, ME 04939. Arrangements are by Crosby & Neal, Dexter. For an online guest register, go to www.CrosbyNeal.com.