September 29, 1936 - May 18, 2016
HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory
8057 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.6111 | Map
Sunday 5/22, 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm


St. Peter Catholic Church
8100 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.1492 | Map
Monday 5/23, 10:30 am




Memorial Contributions

Memorial contributions may be made to JourneyCare, 2050 Claire Ct., Glenview, IL, 60025.


John M. Murray, age 79, native of Lorain, OH, longtime resident of Skokie.  Beloved husband of Jane, nee Carlin;  dear father of John (Leslie), Elizabeth (James) Mahony, Sarah, and the late Mary McCarthy and Anne Murray;  loving grandfather of Anne, Brendan, Isabella, Julia, Johnny, Jimmy, Mary and Patrick;  fond brother of Peter (Evelyn), Rev. Cornelius,Continue Reading

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Rosemary Lane Schuler left a message on May 22, 2016:
Jane and Family, I am very sorry to hear of your great loss. I have always loved seeing both of you. You always made me feel special. John will be sorely missed but we believe in life everlasting. May beautiful memories and knowing he does not have one more struggle bring you peace. Thanks, John, for the memories.
Tim Terchek left a message on May 22, 2016:
Condolences from all of us in the Ouilmette Golf Club. John was not only a long time member of our golfing brotherhood, but an exceptional gentleman and just one pleasant guy to know and be around. He will be missed.
Charles Conrad left a message on May 21, 2016:
I will miss you John, you were a good friend and brother in law
Theresa Browley left a message on May 21, 2016:
My condolences and prayers to you and your family Sarah.
Karen & Ron Stone (friends of brother Tom) left a message on May 21, 2016:
So sorry to hear of John's passing. May his soul rest in heaven with his mother, father, sister and daughter. God bless to all the family left behind by his passing.
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JOHN JOYCE left a message on May 20, 2016:
Thanks for being a kind cousin especially when Mother was dying
Rosemary McDonnell left a message on May 20, 2016:
So sorry for your loss. We are praying for you.
Cynthia Bartee left a message on May 20, 2016:
I could not of asked for a better Uncle than my Uncle John, such a loving, happy and great comfort of a man! I shall miss his smiles, his hugs and his brillant blue happy smiling eyes! Thank you for your loving warmth! You shall be missed! To Aunt Jane, Kids and Grandchildren you have my deepest Sympathies and Prayers, I send my love to you all!! Cynthia Murray Bartee (Cindy) and Family
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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