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Anthony Murray
September 13, 2021


Anthony Murray, 86, of Dartmouth passed away Monday, September 13, 2021 after a period of declining health. He was the husband of Barbara (Klein) Murray.

Born in Fox Harbour, Newfoundland, the son of the late William and Jane (Bruce) Murray, he lived in Dartmouth for many years.

Anthony was formerly employed as a commercial fisherman for many years until his retirement.

He is survived by his wife Barbara; five children, Michael Murray and his wife Susan of Lakeville, Maureen Rogers and her husband Brian of Dartmouth, and Mark Murray of Fall River, Mary Jane Murray of Fairhaven, and Melissa Murray-Sowden and her husband Mark Sowden of Mattapoisett; his brother, Benedict Murray and his wife Jeanne of Mattapoisett; four grandchildren, Meghan Rogers and her husband Steven Plourde, Courtney Rogers, Ian Correia, and Abby Saba; his great-granddaughter, Sybil Rogers-Plourde; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his son, Anthony Murray, Jr.; his son-in-law, George M. Saba; and his brothers, William, James, John, Philip, Peter, Roderick, and Albert Murray.

His Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 10 AM at the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. Visitation will be on Friday morning from 8:30-10 AM, prior to the service. Burial will be in South Dartmouth Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Anthony's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452, with "In Memory of Anthony Murray" notated in the memo line. For online condolence book, please visit

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