Former Cutchogue resident Lawrence W. Murdock Jr. died May 7 at the Bailey Center for Caring in St. Augustine, Fla. He was 88.
He was born in Bay Shore, NY, to parents Kuni-Gunda (Lauger) and Lawrence W. Murdock. He lived in Cutchogue before moving to St. Augustine.
Mr. Murdock previously had been a member of the Southold Town Board and Cutchogue Fire Department. For most of his life he worked in the liquor industry.
He was predeceased by his wife, Ellen Murdock, and son Lawrence W. Murdock III. He is survived by his children Sandra-Jo Puritis, Linda Rana and Steven Menzer.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 25, at Shepherd of the Coast Lutheran Church in Palm Coast, Fla.