Frances Murray, 83, of E Antoine Drive, Port Washington died Thursday, July 29, 2004 at Cedar Springs Health And Rehabilitation Center in Cedarburg.
Fran was born May 2, 1921 to Joseph and Carmela Monfire Bonfiglio in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She met Lawrence J. Murray of Ward, North Dakota. They married January 12, 1946 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Bayview, Wisconsin. They moved to Port Washington from Milwaukee in 1967 when Lawrence was transferred to the Port Electric Power Plant. Before she married she worked as a dental assistant. Proud of her Italian heritage, she took great pride in being a wife, mother and homemaker. She also loved to cook. She enjoyed going out with her friends and always tried to “keep in touch” with family and friends. Lawrence preceded her in death March 21, 1993.
She is survived by her sonPat (Ann) Murray of Grafton and sisters-in-law Rita Bonfiglio of Milwaukee and Ruth Bonfiglio of Coralville, Iowa. Further survived by other relatives and friends. Preceded by her husband Lawrence and brothers John, Tony, Frank and Michael.
Reverend James Ernster will officiate funeral services 7 pm Monday, August 2, 2004 at the funeral home. Cremation with final interment in Wisconsin Memorial Park, Brookfield. Visitation after 5 pm Monday at the funeral home. Memorials to Interfaith Caregivers or American Heart Association appreciated.