Murray Vosbourgh (right) with long time friend Dave Borody (writer for Sarnia Sting)
in the broadcast booth at the RBC Centre.
(file photo taken Feb 25, 2009)
Sarnia is mourning the loss of a dear friend Murray Vosbourgh after a courageous battle with cancer on Tuesday January 28, 2014 at the age of 61.
Murray was best known as the "Voice of the Sarnia Sting" on CHOK radio.
For 20 years Murray was the colour commentary working alongside George Heath and later Tom Gibson. His distinctive voice was known for his "You got to be kidding me" and "Ohhh Myyyy" and for his outspoken broadcast which made the games fun and exciting to listen too.
Murray was a graduate of Lambton College Communications program and was Past President of Lambton College Alumni Association. He was also an avid golfer and volunteered and participated in many fund raising and community events.
Murray who was well known in the community will be fondly remember.
Family and friends will be received on Saturday, February 1, 2014, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and on Sunday, February 2, 2014, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home, 1576 London Line, Sarnia.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 3, 2014, at Smith Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice (cheques only at the funeral home please).