OLD TOWN – Dr. Christopher W Murdoch, 63, died peacefully in his sleep July 27, 2014 at his residence.
He was born June 27m 1951 in New Milford CT a son of Alexander II and Shirley (Abbott) Murdoch.
He graduated from Yale University and received his Phd from the University of Maine where he was a
professor and Director of the Forestry Department. He had two Siamese cats Neffy and Cleo who were
very special to him.
He is survived by his wife Paula; two sons Donald Murdoch, Phd of New York and Robert Murdoch, phd both of Washington, DC; stepson Michael Rozos Jr and his wife Evelyn of NC, 3 step grandchildren
Alexander, Tryston, and Evan; three brothers Alexander Murdoch III and his wife Claudia, Linn Murdoch and his wife Cindy of NY, James Murdoch and his wife Monica of Washington, DC; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and a son Christopher Jr who died in 1999.
A memorial service will be conducted 11AM Saturday August 9, 2014 at the Birmingham Funeral Home
438 Main St. Old Town. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery, Old Town. Memorial contributions may be made to the Old Town Animal Orphanage PO Box 565 Orono, ME 04468 or to the Lafayette Cancer Center, c/o healthcare charities P.O. Box