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Hilda Ruth Murray
September 27, 1917 - June 05, 2014

Hilda Ruth Williams was born on September 27, 1917 in Port Henry, New York. Her parents were Joseph Francis and Emily Jane (nee Snow) Williams. She died on Thursday, June 5, 2014, peacefully at her home. Hilda was 96 years of age.

Hilda was a former longtime resident of Detroit's St. Jude Parish. She graduated from Detroit's St. Gabriel Parochial School and graduated in 1936 from Detroit's All Saints High School. She was a former comptometer for the R.L. Polk Company. Hilda was an active volunteer at Lourdes Senior Community. She was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed needlepoint and radio programs. Hilda loved the Irish Blessing.

May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face;
the rains fall soft upon your fields
and until we meet again,
may God hold you in the palm of His hand


Her family would often hear her say
"For heaven's sake"

Beloved wife of the late Bernard Charles Murray who died on February 23, 1976.

Dear Mother of Marie Peters, William Murray (Rosemary), James Murray (Elizabeth), Martha Murray, Catherine Scibilia (Tony) and Kevin Murray (Debra). Grandmother of Nancy, Michael, Jeffrey, Donna, Susan, Sarah, Rebecca, Brian, Joseph, David, Laura, Marc, Amy, Matthew, Holly and Steven. Great grandmother of Allison, Sarah, Emily, Brittany, Mathew, Kyle, Kaitlyn, Hannah, Nicholas, Devland, Weston, Avery, Noah, Meredith, Mila, Maya, Michael, Juliana, Ella, Ryder, Sierra, Rachel, Aleah, Audrey, Sydnee, Nathan, Abbie, Dominic, Abigail, Jackson and Olivia. Sister of the late Charles Williams. Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family will receive friends Sunday, June 8, 2014 from 1-7p.m. with Scripture Service 5p.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home (Vasu, Rodgers & Connell Chapel), 32515 Woodward Avenue, Royal Oak, MI. Funeral Mass Monday 9:30a.m. at St. Anastasia Church, 4571 John R, Troy. Visitation at church begins at 9a.m.

The Murray Family suggests memorial tributes to St. Joseph Mercy Hospice, Livingston or Lourdes Senior Community.


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