Peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, Ralph McMurter passed away at the age of 84.  Beloved husband of Yvonne McMurter. Loving father of Jeff (Shelley) McMurter and Allison (Mark) Colbran. Cherished grandfather of Kiersten, Mackenzie, Kyle, and Michael. Dear brother of Bill (Marjorie) McMurter and Phyllis Brownson, brother-in-law of Sally McMurter. Predeceased by his parents Roy and Mabel (Sine) McMurter, sisters and brothers Edna, Flossie, Earl, George and Rose.  Ralph was a retired plumber with the Local 663, a longtime resident of Bright’s Grove and a member of Camlachie United Church. He was an avid fisherman and member of the Bluewater Anglers. Ralph also enjoyed spending time with his friends of the Tim Horton Coffee Club. He will be deeply missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Cremation has taken place.  An open house to celebrate Ralph’s life will be held on Saturday, August 3, 2013, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the SMITH FAMILY CENTRE (in front of Smith Funeral Home), 1576 London Line, Sarnia.  Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Bluewater Anglers, St. Joseph’s Hospice (, or Camlachie United Church (cheques only at the funeral home please).

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