William "Mique"'s Story
William C. “Mique” Murray, 75, of Hampton, died peacefully, Sunday, October 23, 2016.
He was born December 2, 1940, in Newburyport, Mass., a son of the late Thomas and Frances (O’Brien) Murray.
Raised in Newburyport, he graduated from Newburyport High School with the Class of 1958. He then went on to earn his bachelors degree from the former St. Francis College in Biddeford, Maine.
Mique first worked as a teacher in the Newburyport School System and later for the Cashman Elementary School in Amesbury, Mass. During his summer vacations, he started working as a dispatcher and call firefighter for the Hampton Fire Department. He eventually changed careers and became a full time fire alarm operator for Hampton, retiring in 1998.
His grandchildren were most important to him. He was also an avid fisherman who enjoyed woodworking and camping with family and friends.
Family members include his children, Maryanne Mooney and her husband, John and Sean Murray and his wife, Kristen, all of Hampton; brothers, Thomas Murray and his wife, Beverly of Walpole, Mass., Francis “Brien” Murray and his wife, Suzanne of Port Townsend, Wash.; grandchildren, Brenna, Ryan and Claire Mooney and Anna and Julia Murray; also survived by several nieces and nephews.
He shared 40 years of marriage with his wife, the late Anne (Borin) Murray, who predeceased him in 2009. He was also predeceased by his sister, Susan Murray.
Visiting hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, in the Remick & Gendron Funeral Home-Crematory, 811 Lafayette Road, Hampton. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2016, at Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal Church, 289 Lafayette Road, Hampton. Burial will follow in the High Street Cemetery, Hampton. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Heaps of Hope, Inc., c/o Holly J. Walton, Matrix Financial LLC, 60 Walnut Street, Wellesley, MA 02481 or the Hampton Firefighters Charitable Foundation, 140 Winnacunnet Road, Hampton, NH 03842. Please visit www.RemickGendron.com to view Mique’s memorial website, sign his tribute wall or for directions.
Published on  October 25, 2016