Christine E. Murray, 70, Chippewa Bay

CHIPPEWA BAY,  NY —  Christine E. Murray, 70, passed away, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, at home while under the care of Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, surrounded by her family and beloved animals.

Born on Feb. 2, 1951, at EJ Noble Hospital, Alexandria Bay, NY, a daughter of Frank and Verna Ely Daniels, she attended Alexandria Bay High School.

Christine married Douglas W. Murray on May 16, 1987, in Chippewa Bay, NY, with Rev. Prudhomme, officiating.

During the time she raised her family, she worked for D&D Enterprises, Chippewa Bay, NY.  She also spent her later years caring for her mother.

Christine was an avid gardener and poker player.  She also enjoyed ceramics and her animals, taking in any rescue animals.

Survivors include her husband of 34 years, Douglas; three daughters, Angel and David LaLone, Hammond, NY, Tina Mahay, Hammond, NY, Nickie and Christian Phinney, Clayton, NY; three grandsons, Erik LaLone, Easton Phinney and Clay Phinney; a sister, Trudy June, Hammond, NY; her beloved sweet baby girl, Bailey; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Her parents, three brothers, Michael Daniels, Frank Daniels, Jr., Jim Daniels and a nephew, Duane “Bug” June all passed away previously.

A Celebration of Life will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, at the Chippewa Bay Fish & Game Club.

Donations may be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US Highway 11, Potsdam, NY  13676, any local SPCA or to the Richard E. Winter Cancer Treatment Center, 5 Lyons Place, Ogdensburg, NY  13669.

Arrangements are with Frederick Bros. Funeral Home, Theresa, NY.

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