Ronald Edward Murtaugh, 94 longtime resident of Northlake, passed away July 23, 2022. Ron was born in Chicago to Joseph and Grace Murtaugh. He was a graduate of Schurz High School. Later he met Virginia, the love of his life and they married in 1950. They had 3 children. Ron worked hard all his life and retired from West Leyden High School as a head custodian and bus driver. Later in life after Virginia died, he found comfort and companionship by joining Old Glory Lodge #141 A.F.& A.M., the Shiners and Scottish Rite. Ron is the beloved husband of the late Virginia; dear father of George (Mary Kay), Jack and late Nancy; loving grandfather of Matt, Mark (Bryana) and Katie (Tom); fond brother of Gene (Mary), late Sandy (late Wayne) and late Linda (late Jessie); fond uncle of Kathy (Jeff), Joe (Donna), Geno (Cary), Cheryl (Matt), Cindy (Mike), Frankie and Karen (Vern); also friend of many.
Visitation Thursday July, 28, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (Masonic Service 7:00 p.m. under auspices of Old Glory Lodge) at Northlake Funeral Home 140 E. North Ave., Northlake. Funeral Service Friday 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial Mt. Emblem Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Ray Graham Association, 901 Warrenville Road, Suite 500, Lisle IL 60532 or Shriners Hospital for Children, 2211 N. Oak Park Ave, Chicago IL 60707 appreciated. Info: (708)562-0044 or www.northlakefuneral.com
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