Sister Margaret Lee

May 21, 1947 ~ December 15, 2022

Born in: Portsmouth , Virginia
Resided in: Los Angeles, California

Sister Margaret Lee Murray, C.S.J., age 75, passed away on Thursday, December 15, 2022 at St. John of God Retirement Home, in Los Angeles. She was born May 21, 1947 in Portsmouth, Virginia, and was a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet since August 6, 1966.

Sister Margaret Lee trained to be a Physical Therapist and worked for four years at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tucson. Having completed graduate work in Hospital Administration, she served at Daniel Freeman Hospital in Los Angeles, St. Joseph’s Hospital in Orange, St. Mary Hospital in Tucson, Holy Cross Hospital in Nogales, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Pasco Washington, Pacifica Hospital in Sun Valley and was the Director of Support Services for Optimist Youth Homes in Los Angeles.

She was preceded in death by her parents Russel and Betty, her sister Kathleen Anne Murray Rasmussen. She is survived by her brothers Kevin Murray and James Murray (Melinda), sisters Jane Hines and Lynn Murray, niece Rebecca Hines, nephew Stefan Peters, grand-niece Alexis Longsworth and grand-nephew Antonio Delarosa.

A Service of Remembrance on Zoom on Wednesday January 25, 2023 at 2:00PM. A link will be available by contacting Interment will be held Tuesday January 24, 2023 at 10:00AM at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City, CA. Donations in memory of Sister Margaret Lee Murray may be sent to:  Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, 11999 Chalon Road, Los Angeles, CA  90049.


Graveside Service: January 24, 2023 10:00 am

Holy Cross Cemetery
5835 W. Slauson Avenue
Culver City, CA 90230


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