Murray- Peter J., of Ridge, NY, passed peacefully on August 29, 2020, at 90 years old. Beloved husband of the late Mary. Loving father of Kevin, Michael, Peter Jr. & Gerard. Adored father in law of Susan, Linda, Angelica & Bernadette. Cherished grandfather of 8 & great-grandfather of 5. Peter was a dedicated Police Officer, proudly serving as the Chief of the Suffolk County Police Department.
Visitation Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Branch Funeral Home of Miller Place 551 Route 25A Miller Place, NY 11764. Funeral Mass Friday, 9:30am at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Church of Rocky Point.
Interment to follow at Calverton National Cemetery.

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Visitation: September 3, 2020 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home of Miller Place
551 Route 25A

Visitation: September 3, 2020 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Branch Funeral Home of Miller Place
551 Route 25A

Mass: September 4, 2020 9:30 am

Saint Anthony of Padua R.C. Church
614 Route 25A


Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd.

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  1. candleI had the honor of knowing Peter Murray through his friendship with my parents, Joan & Robert Johnston. He was always a gentleman with a kind heart and a warm smile. His friendship will surely be missed. My prayers and sympathies to his family.

  2. candleThank God for Uncle Peter and his influence in our lives. His love, support, encouragement and guidance have inspired our Murray family.

  3. We are so sorry for your loss. prayers for you and your family. you are in our thoughts.
    love always
    sophie and larry Williams

  4. candlePeter Murray was a class act, a man of kindness and decency. His friendship with my beloved Dad, Leo Nolan, spanned more than seven decades and will always be an inspiration. These fine, gentle men are surely in heaven playing handball with vigor. God bless the Murray family.

  5. Sending all my love and sympathy to his family. He was such a loving, caring and wonderful man. He always made you feel special. I am so grateful to have happy memories of him and know that he and Aunt Mary are together again.

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