Murray S. Wohlfarth, 86, of Williamsburg, passed away on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.
Murray had a beautiful singing voice, and sang for the wounded soldiers at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as a teen.
She had planned a career in show business, and was going to attend The Pasadena Playhouse, but instead she fell in love with Robert Wohlfarth and married him. Their marriage lasted almost 60 years, until Robert passed away. She worked as an Office Manager for the family business Amberger & Wohlfarth. When she wasn’t helping the family business she was serving as a judge and on the Board of Directors for the Miss MD Pageant. Not only did she serve as a judge but also was a travel companion to the Miss America Pageant for the pageant winners. She was also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Murray was an artist and when she had free time she could be found writing or sewing.
Murray was preceded in death by her husband, Robert W. Wohlfarth, and brother Everette Severe. She is survived by her sons James B. Wohlfarth and wife Nikki Chantal, and Thomas P. Wohlfarth and wife Diane Leopold; daughters Susan J. Wohlfarth and husband Larry Sainato, Heidi W. Kerr and the Late Nelson R. Kerr Jr. COL. USAF Ret., and Amanda A. Wohlfarth; sister, Doris Bruffey; and grandchildren, Erica Williams, Christina Sainato, Jeremy Simms, Brian Simms, Lara Whiting, Preston Wohlfarth, Harrison Wohlfarth, and Christopher Wohlfarth.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 13, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Bucktrout Funeral Home in Williamsburg.