Robert Amos Murtha

Male 1915 - 1962  (46 years)


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  • Name Robert Amos Murtha  [1, 2, 3
    Born 16 Jun 1915  Utica, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Feb 1962  Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Age 46 years 
    Buried Pulaski, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    Amos John Murtha,   b. 3 Aug 1889, Utica, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1936  (Age 47 years)  (Father) 
    Rose Corr,   b. 7 Oct 1858,   d. 14 May 1938, Utica Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I21263  Stewartsnydotcom
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 

    Father Amos John Murtha,   b. 3 Aug 1889, Utica, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1936  (Age 47 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Loretta Rose Shanley,   b. 4 May 1890, Rome, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1970, Pulaski, Oswego, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married May 1912  Rome, Oneida, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F7539  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Mary Eleanor King,   b. 12 Jan 1917, Norfolk, St Lawrence, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Aug 1998, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Other Partners: Charles Edward Lower  m. 21 Jun 1968 
    Married 17 Jul 1942  Potsdam, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    Married: 3x1. Mary Ellen Murtha,   b. 2 Nov 1951, Oswego, Oswego County, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 2015  (Age 63 years)  [natural]
    Married: 1x2. Brian John Murtha
    Married: 1x3. Robert Amos Murtha, Jr.,   b. 15 Apr 1943, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Aug 2017  (Age 74 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 18 May 2020 
    Family ID F7538  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • The Pulaski Democrat., February 08, 1962, Page 1, Image 1
    • Newspaper Obituary - February 8, 1962 Pulaski Democrat - Pulaski, New York - Robert Murtha Dies Suddenly - Robert A. Murtha, 46, of Park St., died suddenly last Thursday morning while at his work at the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. Funeral services were held Saturday at 11 a. m: at St. John the Evangelist Church with the Rev. Thomas J. Murphy the celebrant of Solemn High Mass of Requiem. He was assisted by the Rev. Richard Morrisette. Burial will be in Pulaski Cemetery in the spring. Bearers were Charles Farmer, Scott Hayward, Wilfred Wood, Norman Valley, William Wheeler, Harry Butler, Donald Edick and Edwin Warner. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eleanor King Murtha; two sons, Robert and Brian, and a daughter, Mary Ellen, all at home; his mother, Mrs. Loretta Murtha; one brother, Francis Murtha of W. Hartford, Conn.; five sisters, Mrs. John (Rosemary) Donovan of Oswego, Mrs. James (Helen) Fitzgibbons of Latham, Mrs. Merritt (Anne) Switzer of Pulaski, Mrs. John (Agnes) King of Potsdam and Mrs. John (Roberta) Anderson of Mexico and several nieces and nephews.
      Mr. Murtha was born at Utica on June 16, 1915 the son of the late Amos and Loretta Shanley Murtha. He was married to Miss Eleanor King at Postdam on July 18, 1942 and had been a resident of Pulaski the past 30 years. A veteran of World War II he was a communicant of St. John's Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society, a member of the Pulaski Service Club, the P'ulaiki Rodrand Gun Club, the Sea Scout Committee and was a 25year club member of the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp. He was a planner with the Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.

  • Sources 
    1. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Amos John Murtha

    2. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Mary Eleanor King

    3. [S570] Public Member Trees, Ancestry.com, (Name: Name: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT, USA; Date: 2006;;), Database online.
      Record for Robert Amos Murtha