Virginia Beach – Joan Harriet Wolken Murray, born in St. Louis, MO, March 25, 1936 left this earth “Her Way” on February 14, 2017 to join her beloved spouse James E. Murray and her parents Harry Wolken and Ella Rutledge in Heaven.
She is survived by her twin brother Jack (Jean) Wolken (TX), sister Jean Mack (MO), son Christopher (Christina) Murray (VA), daughters Sandi Nassar (TX), & Sally Murray (MA). Her six grandchildren Alyson (Daniel) Harney (TX), Tiffany (Steven) Craig (SC), Joshua (Danette) Nassar (TX), Amanda Murray (VA), Jacob (Jillian) Nassar (TX) & Shawn (Brittany) Murray (CT). Her six great grandchildren Catherine and James Craig (SC), Riley and Liam Nassar (TX), Penelope Nassar (TX) and Alexander Murray (CT).
She was always adventurous living in MO, FL and VA. She was an insurance adjuster, camper sales, Secretary for a home health agency and Sunny Delight. She was an avid bowler, painter, and crafter. She enjoyed being a Church & Hospital Volunteer. Most recently she planned her week around coffee club & dominoes.
Mass of Christian Burial will be officiated by Father Brian Rafferty, St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church, 1544 S. Battlefield Blvd Chesapeake, Saturday, March 25th at 11:00 am.
Internment Florida National Cemetery Bushnell.