Mary Lee Murtaugh Kulzer went to her eternal home on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at age 72. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Christopher David Kulzer who passed away in 2015.
Mary Lee was born in Manhattan to James Daniel Murtaugh, Sr. and Doris Leontine Coupe Murtaugh on June 20, 1950. She grew up and lived in Bronxville, NY her entire life.
Mary Lee is survived by her brothers; Brendan Lawrence (Jeanne), Gregory James, Sr. (Karla), James Daniel, Jr. (Ginger), and Christopher Drew (Krista). She was a loving aunt to Scott Alexander, Raymond Tyler (Jordan), Hannah MacLea Giaimo (Andrew), Molly Elizabeth, and Gregory James, Jr. Her nephew William Paca Murtaugh predeceased her. She is a Great Aunt to William Grayson and Madeline MacLea Giaimo.
Mary Lee graduated from Ursuline Academy and Manhattanville College where she had many loving friends. After college, Mary Lee was a Buyer and Assistant General Manager for B. Altman’s until it closed its doors in 1989. She then became a successful distributor of housewares and small appliances. Mary Lee and Chris loved to travel, hunt antiques and she loved Chris’s cooking.
Mary Lee suffered a significant stroke seven years ago and handled her decline in health with grace. She was cared for six of those years by two compassionate aides, Loretta Bailey and Sonia Murray.
Mary Lee will be laid to rest at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Greenwich, CT, with her loving husband ChrisTo Live Stream the Mass: Please Click Here