(Thursday - October 08, 2020) - Mary Lou Murray, age 83 of Kingsford, passed away on Monday, October 5, 2020 at ManorCare Health Care Services in Kingsford.

Mary Lou was born February 28, 1937 in Niagara, daughter of the late Joseph and Frances (Watkins) Cardin. She graduated from Niagara High School in 1955 and was a lifelong resident of the area. She married James Murray on October 1, 1955, at American Martyrs Catholic Church in Kingsford. He preceded her in death on August 2, 2006. Mary Lou enjoyed crafts, was an excellent cook (her granddaughters said she made the best pecan rolls) spending time at the family camp in Channing, and traveling throughout the United States and Canada with her husband. She also enjoyed researching family history and was the family genealogist.

She is survived by three sons, Mark (Mary) Murray of Quinnesec, Craig Murray of Iron Mountain, and Kevin Murray of Iron Mountain; four grandchildren, Jamie Murray (Beau Bennett) of Manitowoc, Wisconsin, Stephanie Zychowski (Rob) of Green Bay, Kyle and Brad Murray of Iron Mountain, Pam Morin Sister in law of lower Michigan; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends, and her roommate Deb Olson of Manor Care.

Visitation will be held on Saturday, October 10 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home. Funeral services will follow at 1:00 at the funeral home. Fr. Joseph Gouin will officiate.

Burial will be in the Quinnesec Cemetery.

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The family has entrusted the Erickson-Rochon & Nash Funeral Home of Iron Mountain with the arrangements.


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