Laverne Hilda Murray, 80

Laverne Hilda Murray, 80, of Roxana, Del., passed away Sunday, June 29, 2008, at Christiana Hospital, Newark, Del. She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary in Selbyville, Del.

Murray was predeceased by her parents, William and Beryl Layton Downes; and her husband, Albert R. “Pete” Murray. She is survived by her brothers-in-law, Donnie Thornton of Chincoteague, Va., and Richard Massey Sr. of Salisbury, Md.; and several nieces and nephews and a host of friends.

Services were scheduled for Thursday, July 3, 2008, with interment in Roxana Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to SPCA Sussex Chapter, 22918 DuPont Blvd., Georgetown, DE 19947.