Frank "Ross" Murdock, Jr. 85 of Greensburg, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 at Excela Health, Westmoreland Hospital. Ross was born December 12, 1932 in Pittsburgh the son of the late Frank R. Murdock, Sr. and Erma Gill Murdock. Ross was a graduate of Randolph Macon Academy, Virginia and the University of Pennsylvania. He was a member of the Charter Oak Church, Greensburg, where he and his wife were very active, teaching Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. Ross was employed by the Campbell Soup Co. as Director of Logistics, retiring after more than 40 years of service. He was a member of the Service Corps of Retired Executives, (SCORE), the Academy of Advanced Transportation, an avid Pirates and Steelers fan, and enjoyed reading Sherlock Holmes novels, sharing them with his local book club.
Surviving are his wife of 50 years, Mary Herman Murdock; children, Ross Murdock (Marlene) of Atco, NJ, Glenn Murdock of Philadelphia, Bryan Murdock (Marguerite) of NJ., Scott Murdock (Maureen) of NJ, Mark Murdock (Mariela) of Leesburg, FL, Drew Murdock of Mays Landing, NJ and Craig Murdock (Lisa) of Commodore, PA; 16 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren; step-sister and brother; Shirley Reimer of Sacramento, CA and Will Jeffries of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and sister-in-law, Sue Murdock of Pittsburgh. In addition to his parents, Ross was preceded in death by his brother, David Murdock.
Family and friends are welcome from 10AM to 12Noon Thursday to the Charter Oak Church, 449 Frye Farm Road Greensburg, PA 15601, where a memorial service to celebrate the life of Ross will be held at Noon with Pastor Donna Gabler, officiating.
Please visit Ross's online memorial at www.saloom-rega.com to sign the condolence guestbook. The Celebration of Life service for Ross is under the direction of SALOOM-REGA FUNERAL SERVICE 730 W. Main Street Mt. Pleasant. Richard Rega, funeral director.