Cynthia Marie Kelley Murray, 68, of Pierrepont

Cynthia Marie Kelley Murray, 68, of Pierrepont, died June 22, 2022 after a battle with cancer.(Funeral home)

PIERREPONT, New York (WWNY) – Cynthia Marie Kelley Murray, 68, of Pierrepont, died on June 22, 2022 after a battle with cancer. Cindy was born on April 25, 1954 to Howard and Rosalind “Rody” Kelley in Potsdam, NY. After graduating from Potsdam High School in 1972, Cindy continued her studies in education at SUNY Canton. Cindy married her high school sweetheart Richard on September 1, 1973, and had four children, Mark (Michelle Newton) of Parishville, NY, Megan (Tim Wood) of Pierrepont, NY, Matthew (Jennifer Bronson) of Pierrepont, NY, and Michael (Mika Narita) USAF stationed in Virginia. The pride and joy of Cindy’s life were her five grandchildren Kaitlyn, Jacob, Taylor, Shawn and Ryan. Cindy was predeceased by her brothers George and Andrew, and her sister Lynn. She is survived by her sister Karen (William) Mulvaugh of Shalotte, North Carolina, and her sister Mary-Louise (Gary) Carlson of Ashland, Massachusetts. Cindy was an active member for many years as a reader of the First Church of Christ Scientist in Potsdam and enjoyed attending the reading room. She has provided home health care for end of life care in many family homes. She was known for her loving, patient, caring, and compassionate nature. She loved antiques and was a member of the Potsdam Antiques Club. Cindy has done office work for Aeon Distributors and ran the Butternut Ridge Bed and Breakfast with her husband for over 20 years in Pierrepont. She served on the Potsdam Figure Skating Board in the 90s. Cindy and her family greatly enjoyed summers at her sister Mary-Louise Carlson’s Sterling Pond camp. She enjoyed cheering on her Clarkson Golden Knights men’s hockey team. Her positive and loving support has always been an uplifting force in our lives. Cindy will be greatly missed. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that kind thoughts and memories of Cindy be shared. She was looking forward to her 50th high school reunion and her 49th wedding anniversary this summer. Arrangements are incomplete at this time with the Garner Funeral Service. Condolences for the Murray family can be shared @

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