John Thomas “JT” Murdorf, 69 of Fairfield, PA died unexpectedly on Thursday September 7, 2023 at his home.
He was born on July 20,1954, in Gettysburg, PA, and was the son of the late Charles & Mazie (Carson) Murdorf.
John was a 1972 graduate of Fairfield High School and retired from BAE Systems with over 40 years of service.
He was a member of the Mason Dixon Knife Club and the Blue Ridge Sportsman’s Club. He enjoyed hunting and making knives, but mostly spending time with his family & friends.
He is survived by a son, Eli Murdorf, a daughter Ellie Kennedy, and his grandchildren Harmony, Mason, and Aiden. He is also survived by his sisters Patricia Strayer, Gertie McDannell, and Pennie Keilholtz, one brother Charles “Buzz” Murdorf III, many nieces and nephews, and Susan Schmidt to whom he shared a special friendship with.
He was predeceased by a brother Howard “Sonny” Sites, and a sister Connie Moquin.
A celebration of John’s Life will be held on October 15, 2023 from Noon-4 p.m. at the Carroll Valley Park, 5685 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320.
Arrangements are entrusted to Monahan Funeral Home.
Online tributes and condolences can be made at the funeral home’s website.