MISSOULA – Patricia Rooney Murray was born June 28, 1927, in Polson and died peacefully on Thursday, May 27, 2010, in Missoula. Her family moved to Missoula in 1932. Pat attended Central Grade School and Missoula County High School, graduating in 1945.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas J. and Milda (Reinertson) Rooney.
Pat’s working career included the Western Montana Bank in Missoula, Boeing Co. in Seattle, University of Washington in Seattle, Fuller Co. in San Mateo and First Interstate Bank in Missoula.
She married Orson Murray in 1989 and embraced three daughters, Audrey, Janice and Marian, along with three grandchildren who were a great joy to her, and she to them.
Pat was an avid reader and enjoyed her association with the Eastern Star and related bodies. She served as Worthy Matron of Emmanuel Chapter from 1995-96. She greatly enjoyed the Missoula Symphony, and the String Orchestra.
Pat was survived by her brother, Thomas (Dick) Rooney; her husband, Orson; her cousin, Bob Waugh; her daughters and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society or the Missoula Symphony Orchestra.
Memorial Services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, June 1 at Holy Spirit Episcopal Church.
Arrangements are under the care of Garden City Funeral Home.