It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Murray Albert Hood on June 26, 2020, predeceased by his beloved wife of 69 years, Joan, their two sons Ted and Robin and their grandchild Curtis, his brother Bruce and his parents, Melvin and Hazel.
Murray will be dearly missed by his sister Marina Nova, his children Patti (John), Judi (Shawn), Cindy (Brian), and Perri (Linda), grandchildren Sherry (Kevin), Luke (Jaclyn), Emma (Nathan), James, Jillian, and Zachary, and 5 great grandchildren.
He is also survived by daughter Cathie(Dave), and grandchildren Adam, and Michael.
Murray was a hard working and prominent businessman. He worked as an award winning real estate agent with Re/Max Realty for 15 years and many will fondly remember Murray Hood’s Drive-In in Milton which he owned and operated for 20 years.
An honored and well respected member of his community, Murray served as President of the Milton Lions Club and President of the Milton Chamber of Commerce. He was named Citizen of the Year in Milton and donated to many charities he held dear to his heart. Murray loved sports and was an avid Hamilton Tiger Cats fan. He enjoyed coaching and watching hockey and baseball.
A private funeral service will be held for his immediate family. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society, the Arthritis Society or the Covenant House would be appreciated.