Well known ‘Walking Man’ has died; Mass to be at Immaculate Conception

The man known to many in the area for the great distances he walked every day, in later years hunched over, and always at a fast clip, died last month, a relative said.

His name was Murray Cantwell. A relative, Sally Cantwell, said he was 88. She shared this notice.

Murray Cantwell, who was known to many as “the walking man”, passed away peacefully on October 30, 2019. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Immaculate Conception Church in Maplewood on November 16 at 10 a.m. For over 40 years Murray walked up to 17 miles a day, and was recognized by many people in the mid-county area and beyond.

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