In Remembrance of James A. Murphy

James A. Murphy

James A. Murphy

Dunmore, PA March 21, 1926 ~ April 9, 2012 Date of Service: April 13, 2012

James A. "Murph" Murphy, 86, of Dunmore, died Monday in Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton, after an illness.

Born in Dunmore, son of the late James T. and Lillian Conway Murphy, he was a member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish, Dunmore. He was a graduate of Dunmore High School and, before retirement, was employed by the former Collins Supply Co., Scranton.

He was an avid bowler and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a member of Hunter's Lodge Rod and Gun Club. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Surviving are sisters, Catherine Perry, Dunmore; and Mary Martin and husband, Jim, Rockville, Md.; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Anne Baldoni.

The funeral will be Friday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass at 9:30 a.m., in St. Mary's Church, Chestnut Street, Dunmore. Interment, St. Mary's Cemetery, Dunmore.

Friends may call Thursday from 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the American Heart Association , 613 Baltimore Drive, Suite 3, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702.


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The Lay Family
Posts: 2
Reply #1 on : Tue April 10, 2012, 14:51:06
Uncle Murph, you continue to be loved. We will miss your hearty laugh, your wonderful stories, and your presence in our lives. Our prayers and condolences to the Murphy family and friends.