MURRAY, Donald James

Dec. 15, 1928 – Apr. 2, 2011

Donald passed away April 2, at Abbotsford Regional Hospital after a brief illness.

He will be lovingly remembered by his children Allan, Sandy (Denis), Ian (Shannon) & Joan. His sister Avis (Al), 9 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephew, cousins and many dear friends. He is predeceased by his loving wife Freda (2005).

Donald had a wonderful and varied career starting on CP ships as a teenager; was with Northland Navigation in Kitimat, B.C. for many enjoyable years before moving on to the Ministry of Transport in Prince George; then Burnaby until his retirement. Donald enjoyed his life to the fullest and his wonderful stories will be sadly missed.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 8 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Anglican Church, 2010 Guilford Drive, Abbotsford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Matthews Memorial Garden Fund. Online condolences may be given at:

Woodlawn Funeral Home 604-853-2643

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