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Douglas Robert

Douglas Robert "Deluxe" Murren

May 31st, 1955 - Feb 28th, 2020
  • Birth Date: May 31st, 1955
  • Death Date: Feb 28th, 2020
  • Funeral Date: Mar 6th, 2020
  • Location: Little's Funeral Home, Littlestown
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Douglas Robert “Deluxe” Murren, 64, of Littlestown died Friday, February 28, at Hershey Medical Center. He was the husband of Dr. Jacqueline Elder Murren of Littlestown for 32 years. Born May 31, 1955 in Hanover, he was the son of the late Robert F. and Barbara A. (Cochran) Murren. Doug was a 1973 graduate of Littlestown High School and Lyons Institute of Philadelphia. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1973 to 1977. Doug worked for the  Carroll County Government for 30 years, the last 12 serving as the Technical Support Coordinator for Building and Grounds.
Surviving in addition to his wife are his 2 brothers, Stephen J. Murren and Connie, Andrew P. Murren and fiance Sherrie Hill, sisters Alexis A. Murren and Melissa C. Reynolds and John, all of Littlestown, and also aunts, uncles,  nieces and nephews. He was a member of St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Littlestown. Doug was a life member of Alpha Fire Company of Littlestown where he served as an officer and was Outstanding Young Firefighter in 1984-85. He also was a member of the American Legion and F.O.E. of Littlestown, McSherrystown Fish and Game and the Ole Bull Hunting Camp. He loved fishing, hunting, playing poker, fireworks,  football, especially the Thunderbolts, Penn State and the Las Vegas Raiders. Doug coached  football in the Littlestown elementary, freshmen and varsity programs. He was also named to the Strathmore WHO’s WHO in 2007-2008 for demonstrating leadership and achievement in his profession.  He was an organ donor through the Gift of Life.
There will be no viewing; however, family will receive friends Thursday, March 5, from 5-8 P.M. at Little’s Funeral Home, Littlestown.  Memorial Service is Friday, March 6, at 11 A.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Tom Aumen officiating. Contributions have been asked to go to Adams County Community Foundation for Douglas R. Murren Memorial Endowment, 25 S. 4th St., Gettysburg, PA  17325 or Alpha Fire Co. Mortgage Fund, 40 E. King St., Littlestown, PA  17340.  Online condolences may be shared on

Dean Watkins
Apr 16th, 2020 7:38 pm
Jackie, my deepest condolences! Just found out about Doug.I was a vendor of Doug's for many years he worked @ Carroll County. Became a friend from that. Always enjoyed coming into his office. We could talk for hours. I will truly miss him
Cathy Jones Mondichak
Mar 15th, 2020 4:12 am
I am sorry to hear the news of Doug's passing. My condolences to the Murren family.
Kathy (Fuhrman) Keller
Mar 6th, 2020 12:29 am
Sending prayers to a classmates family. Sorry for your loss.
Cliff, Georgia and Suzanne Wright
Mar 5th, 2020 12:53 am
We are so sorry for your loss.
Chuck Baumgardner
Mar 3rd, 2020 12:27 pm
My heartfelt condolences to all of the Murren family. Doug's love for life and his contributions to the Littlestown community makes him an important part of the history we share with one another. May our loving memories and the Holy Spirit bring comfort to all who grieve his death.
Allen/Debra Ozminski
Mar 2nd, 2020 11:15 pm
Our sincere condolences to Mr Doug's family. May you find peace and comfort knowing he is with our God and Savior Jesus. Our thoughts and prayers go with you all as you go through this difficult time.
Sylvia Staub
Mar 2nd, 2020 4:52 pm
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May all of your treasured memories bring you comfort during this difficult time!
Pattie Warner Hughes
Mar 2nd, 2020 4:12 pm
Jackie, Steve, Andy, Lex and Missy, I am so very sorry for the loss of Doug. He was such a good guy and will be missed by all. My memories take me back to our childhood days and all the fun we had!! May he RIP with Aunt Barbie and Uncle Popcorn. And Bif too. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Lisa Bittle Schmidt
Mar 2nd, 2020 3:42 pm
My condolences to the entire Murren family for your great loss. May each of you find comfort and peace with many happy memories during this time of pain and sorrow.
Kathi Brumgard
Mar 2nd, 2020 12:50 pm
My heartfelt condolences to the Murren Family. My prayers are with you all..
Brian Hood
Mar 2nd, 2020 4:26 am
My thoughts and prays to everybody. in Deluxe's family. I am so very for your loss. He was good man to be around. God bless you brother. RIP
Butch, Mary Lou, and Crystal Ireland
Mar 1st, 2020 11:28 pm
Jackie, our condolences to you and the Murren family. We will never forget the fun time we had at Ricky’s Sports Bar when you came to see the Raiders
David Cochran
Mar 1st, 2020 3:58 pm
Doug you will be very missed! Were all saddened by this death!! Condolences to all my family!! With love from David Cochran and my family!!!
David Cochran!
Mike Crouse
Mar 1st, 2020 3:38 pm
In our youth we were good friends and as often happens lost touch over the were taken too soon... Rest In Peace my friend....
Victoria Resh
Mar 1st, 2020 2:44 pm
Jacie, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Connie (Wastler) Ernst
Mar 1st, 2020 2:18 pm
I am so sorry to hear of this news. My heartfelt prayers to the Murren Family.
Dennis Baker
Mar 1st, 2020 2:06 pm
I offer my sincere condolences to Doug’s family and friends. I remember the Murren family well—as ardent participants in—and supporters of the Bolts’ athletic program when I was AD (1973-81).
Ann Romano Walsh
Mar 1st, 2020 1:21 pm
I’m so sorry to hear this news. Thinking at all of you at this sad time. I know he will be greatly missed.
Ted Worley
Mar 1st, 2020 2:25 am
My condolences to the Murren family! Deluxe had a huge personality and zest for life. Rest in Peace Comrade! Semper Fi!
Elaine Hoffman
Mar 1st, 2020 1:21 am
So sorry to learn of Doug’s passing. My condolences to you all.
Michael Weaver
Mar 1st, 2020 12:56 am
My sincere condolences to the family, Doug was a great person to know. We always had a fun time when Doug was at the station R.I.P. Doug
Bernie Goulden
Mar 1st, 2020 12:34 am
So sorry for your loss ,Deluxe was a great guy,knew him thru the fire company.
Bernie Goulden
Mar 1st, 2020 12:33 am
So sorry for your loss ,Deluxe was a great guy,knew him thru the fire company.
Wendy Study
Feb 29th, 2020 10:27 pm
My sincere sympathy to everyone in the family. My thoughts are with you.
Dwight Gladhill
Feb 29th, 2020 9:47 pm
Condolences to The Murren Family , So many Great Memories of Doug , I’ll never forget that Large Voice and Bellowing Laugh . Rest In Peace Deluxe!
Tom Dunchack II
Feb 29th, 2020 9:43 pm
A great friend and hunting buddy will be missed ... MY Condolences to Jackie and all the family .
Phil Sanders
Feb 29th, 2020 9:28 pm
Sending thoughts and prayers to the entire Murren family.
Michael A Mummert
Feb 29th, 2020 8:42 pm
My sincere condolences to all of Doug's family. Doug will be greatly missed.
Michael A Mummert
Feb 29th, 2020 8:41 pm
My sincere condolences to all of Doug's family. Doug will be greatly missed.
Valerie Lynn Lawlis
Feb 29th, 2020 7:13 pm
My sincere condolences to all members of Doug's Family. He was a great friend. Loved His Humor! My memories of Doug through HS and the Alpha FD are many. Val
Janet (Eline) McMaster
Feb 29th, 2020 6:22 pm
My prayers and condolences to Jacqui and his family~~

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