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Shaun Robert Joseph Murdock
Shaun Robert Joseph Murdock

Shaun Robert Joseph Murdock died unexpectedly at the age of 38 on Tuesday, May 10, 2016. He was the victim of a tragic motor vehicle accident.

Shaun was born on September 5, 1977, in Erie County, Pa. He graduated from Corry High School in Corry, Pa., in 1995. Shaun moved to Wilmington shortly after graduating from high school. He worked for Corning Inc. for over 10 years as a fiber draw technician and was a key member of the Corning Fire Brigade.

He was an avid motorcycle rider and enjoyed going out for a ride any chance he was given. Shaun was also passionate for the competitive game of billiards. That passion brought Shaun and his wife, Dawn Marie Holley Murdock, together. They were married April 12, 2013, surrounded by family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Dennis Murdock; and brother Dwayne Murdock.

Shaun is survived by his loving wife, Dawn; mother, Frances Murdock; brothers, Darek Murdock and Darrin Murdock; stepmother, Patricia Murdock; several nieces and nephews; and his loving German Shepherds, Troy and Daphne.

Shaun touched the lives of many who were honored to call him a friend.

There will be a celebration of life service held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, May 15, at the Beau Rivage Resort, 649 Rivage Promenade, Wilmington.

Flowers, donations and condolences may be offered at the service.

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