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John T. “Murph” Murray, age 84, of St. Peter, MN, formerly of Port Washington, NY, died Saturday, April 13, 2013 in St. Peter, MN. Born December 12, 1928 to Thomas and Mary (Wetko) Murray, John resided in Port Washington for 81 years before moving to St. Peter, MN to live with his daughter, son-in-law, and granddaughter. He was a proud 62 year member of the Port Washington Fire Department, Flower Hill Hose Co. #1. John enjoyed golfing and watching the NY Mets. He was predeceased by his wife, Peggy in 1991. John is survived by his daughter, Sharon, son-in-law, Bob Grygo, and granddaughter, Shawn Grygo. Funeral arrangements were handled by Austin F. Knowles, Inc. Funeral Home. Visitation took place Thursday, April 18, 2013 at The Flower Hill Hose Co. #1, with a Firemen’s service at 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Peter of Alcantara RC Church on Friday, April 19, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. The interment followed at Holy Rood Cemetery. Donations in his memory to The Port Washington Fire Department, 423 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington, NY 11050 or The Benedictine Living Community, 1907 Klein St., St. Peter, MN 56082 will be greatly appreciated.