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Luis Orlando Murcia

April 26, 1955 ~ February 5, 2022 (age 66)

Obituary

Luis Orlando Murcia, 66, of Reading passed away on Saturday, February 5, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Bogota, Colombia, he was the son of the late Isaac Murcia Pulga and Ana Virginia Herrera De Murcia. Luis migrated to the United States in 1983. He lived in New York City till the early 2000’s. He earned his Associates degree in Political Science from York College, Jamaica Queens, New York. During his life in NYC, he worked as a News Reporter for RCN News. Once he retired, Luis and his family moved to Reading, Pennsylvania.

Luis is known for his kindness. He was someone that you could rely on and that would always help in any situation. If there was a problem or an obstacle, he would find a solution. He loved his family, friends and community and will truly be missed.

In addition to his mother, Ana Virginia Herrera De Murcia, of Colombia, he is survived by his children, Jonathan Murcia, of Reading; Jennifer Murcia, of Reading; grandchildren, Jondré Angel Murcia, Jesiah Alexander DeLeon, Jazzlyn Anastasia DeLeon, Joanna Aaliyah DeLeon, Jayleannie Maria Murcia, Aryanna Rosá Murcia, and Kaylianna Faith Murcia; two brothers and three sisters. Luis was predeceased by his father and brother, Henry Sanchez.

A Prayer Service will be held at Whelan & Schwartz Funeral Home Inc. 444 North 9th Street Reading,PA 19601 on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 5:00pm. The family will receive relatives and friends from 2:00pm-5:00pm. Flowers are welcome, or contributions may be made to  https://gofund.me/82664716. 

Online condolences may be made to www.whelanschwartz.com.

 

 

 

Luis Orlando Murcia, de 66 años, de Reading, falleció el sábado 5 de febrero de 2022, rodeado de su amorosa familia. Nacido en Bogotá, Colombia, era hijo del fallecido Isaac Murcia Pulga y Ana Virginia Herrera de Murcia. Luis emigró a los Estados Unidos en 1983. Vivió en la ciudad de Nueva York hasta principios de la década de 2000. Obtuvo su título de Asociado en Ciencias Políticas de York College, Jamaica Queens, Nueva York. Durante su vida en Nueva York, trabajó como reportero de noticias para RCN News. Una vez que se retiró, Luis y su familia se mudaron a Reading, Pensilvania.

Luis es conocido por su amabilidad. Era alguien en quien podías confiar y que siempre ayudaría en cualquier situación. Si había un problema o un obstáculo, encontraría una solución. Amaba a su familia, amigos y comunidad y realmente será extrañado.

Además de su madre, Ana Virginia Herrera De Murcia, de Colombia, le sobreviven sus hijos, Jonathan Murcia, de Reading; Jennifer Murcia, de Reading; nietos, Jondré Angel Murcia, Jesiah Alexander DeLeon, Jazzlyn Anastasia DeLeon, Joanna Aaliyah DeLeon, Jayleannie Maria Murcia, Aryanna Rosá Murcia y Kaylianna Faith Murcia; dos hermanos y tres hermanas. Luis fue premuerto por su padre y su hermano, Henry Sánchez.

Se llevará a cabo un servicio de oración en Whelan & Schwartz Funeral Home Inc. 444 North 9th Street Reading, PA 19601 el sábado 12 de febrero de 2022 a las 5:00 p.m. La familia recibirá a familiares y amigos de 2:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m. Las flores son bienvenidas, o se pueden hacer contribuciones a https://gofund.me/82664716.

Se pueden hacer condolencias en línea a www.whelanschwartz.com

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