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Jean E. Murphy

November 10, 1921 ~ December 30, 2019 (age 98)


Jean E. Murphy, 98, of Cogan Station and formerly of Warrington where she resided for 55 years, passed away Monday, December 30, 2019 at Manor Care Health Service Jersey Shore. She was preceded in death by her husband of 25 years, Thomas F. Murphy.

Born November 10, 1921, in Philadelphia, she was a daughter of the late John and Jeannie (Browne) Dubuc.

Jean was a graduate of Olney High School. She was a long-time member of Neshaminy Warwick Presbyterian Church, Warminster, and more recently attended Balls Mills United Methodist Church, Cogan Station. Jean was among the original Rosie the Riveter’s employed by the Budd Company, and then worked as a seamstress for many years. Jean enjoyed traveling, especially to Cuba, square dancing, spending her winters in Florida, and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Surviving are; two sons, Michael T. Murphy (Kathleen) of Dublin, and Thomas B. Murphy (Marie), of Cogan Station; five grandchildren, Justin Murphy (Caitlyn), Melody Murphy, Sarah Murphy, Emily Vranich (Ian), and Kate Murphy; and two great-grandchildren, Eliot and Juliette Murphy.

In addition to her husband and parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Alison Jean Murphy, and a sister Thelma Harvey.

A graveside service will be held privately in Whitemarsh Memorial Park, Ambler, at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jean’s name may be made to Balls Mills United Methodist Church Capital Campaign Fund, 5941 Bloomingrove Road, Cogan Station, PA 17728 or to Neshaminy Warwick Presbyterian Church, 1401 Meetinghouse Road, Warminster, PA 18974.

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Balls Mills United Methodist Church Capital Campaign Fund
5941 Bloomingrove Road, Cogan Station PA 17728

Neshaminy Warwick Presbyterian Church
1401 Meetinghouse Road, Warminster PA 18974

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