Patrick and Marguerite Murtagh of Mesa,
Arizona, formerly of Grenoside Avenue, recently
celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary by renewing
their vows at All Saints Catholic Church
in Mesa, followed by a dinner at Painted Mountain
Golf Club in Mesa.
The Murtaghs were married June 27, 1953 at
St. Joseph’s Church in Lewiston, Maine.
Patrick is a graduate of Lewiston High School
in Lewiston, ME and Northeastern University in
Boston, MA and served three years in the U.S.
Navy. He retired from the Glendale Nursing
Home in 1995. After retirement he worked part time
in men’s suits at Filene’s/Macy’s Department
Store in Rotterdam and at Dillard’s Department
store in Mesa, Arizona.
Marguerite is a graduate of Edward Little High
School in Auburn, ME. She worked as a secretary
for Condec and the Lawrence Insurance Co.
in Schenectady until her retirement in 1998.
The Murtaghs have three children, Patrick
Murtagh of Aspen, CO, Lynn Dee Murtagh of San
Diego, CA and Michael Murtagh of Sacramento,
CA and have 5 grandchildren. They moved to
Arizona in August of 2007 to be closer to their
children and grandchildren.
They are currently involved with Senior America
in Arizona and entertain at Assisted Living
facilities and Rehab establishments.