Lerene Viola Murray, 94, of The Patriot, died March 17, 2019 at UPMC Somerset. Born February 23, 1925, in Wittenberg, she is the daughter of the late John Henry and Lydia Gertrude (Petenbrink) Geiger. Also preceded in death by her husbands, Luther Lloyd Dietle and Bernard Murray, special companion Vinton Griffith and a sister La Verne Werner. Survived by daughters, Judy Greig and husband Clarence and Kay Albright and husband Donald both of Somerset. Grandchildren, Jill Cage and husband Bruce, Candace Browell and husband Todd and Valerie Kleinert and husband Brad. Great grandchildren, Jared and Chad Browell and Luke and Cassidy Kleinert. Also a friend Paul. Lerene was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, 55 and Over Speeders, Sunshine Group, The Gad Abouts and RSVP. She volunteered at the Court House and Somerset County Office building for 15 years. She had worked at the Meyersdale Shirt Factory and retired from Wheeler Bros. in 1986. She enjoyed traveling, having been in Europe, Hawaii, New England and the Mid Atlantic and Southern States. She also enjoyed Crocheting, painting and spending time with her family. Friends will be received from 2-4 & 6-8 Wednesday in the Robert H. Halverson Funeral Home where services will be held at 11 am Thursday with Reverend Linda Thomas McElroy officiating. Interment in White Oak Cemetery. Contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place. Memphis, TN 38105-1942 or Trinity Lutheran Church, 918 Tayman Ave. Somerset, PA 15501. Condolences may be made at www.halversonfuneralhome.com.
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