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Ashley Murray

Ashley Marie Murray, 37, of Cambridge, Maryland passed away Friday evening, October 29, 2021 at her home.

Born on January 2, 1984 in Norfolk, Virginia she was the daughter of David Michael Murray and Mary and Paul Kortisses.

Ashley was employed with Rusticana Restaurant in Easton at the time of her death.  She had previously worked at Jimmie and Sooks Restaurant and Kools Carryout in Cambridge.  She also helped her mom at Seamist floral shop.

She along with her mom Mary enjoyed attending Mass at St. Mary, Refuge of Sinners Catholic Church in Cambridge.

Ashley had a love for cats.  She would trap feral cats and take them to the vet for treatment.  She showed an interest in photography but was known by her family as taking lots of selfies.

Surviving Ashley is her parents David Murray and Mary and Paul Kortisses; her son Darnell “DJ” Matthews, Jr.; siblings Michael, Robert and Joshua (Christina) Kortisses, Zoe Bowman, Hannah and Sara Murray; paternal grandmother Frances Murray; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A celebration of life will be announced at a later date in March of 2022.

Memorial contributions in Ashley’s name can be sent to Tom Cat Solutions, 7865 Woodland Circle, Easton, MD 21601.

Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge.

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Sending our Condolences to her Family.Ashley was a good friend to me when she worked at Kool's Carryout. She did love cats. She brought food for the stray cats at Kool's. She was a loving caring young lady.I will miss her.Fly high sweetheart. Rest Easy.

Brenda L Owens Nov 4 2021 12:00 AM

You were such a beautiful soul. You came in clutch for me and Im forever grateful to have met you. Fly high beautiful

Hunter Whitby Nov 3 2021 12:00 AM

I worked with Ashley at Rusticanashe will be missedI wish we had more time to know each other! The little time I knew her it was so clear that her son was her greatest joy! Sending prayers to her son and familywe will miss your smile Ashley!

Samantha Easton Nov 2 2021 12:00 AM

Ashley was a beautiful person inside and out. She would give you the shirt off her back. She had a beautiful heart and always listened to what others had to say. Prayers for her family and friends she will be greatly missed and never forgotten. Rest In Peace

Dianne Ellerbusch Nov 2 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. May the comforting arms of Jesus wrap you in his care during this difficult time. Sending thoughts and prayers to all her family.

Donald & Mary Lynn Cameron Nov 2 2021 12:00 AM

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