Shirley F. Murphy, 75

Shirley F. Murphy, 75, of New Beaver Boro, Wampum passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 at her residence following a lengthy illness.

Born February 10, 1944 in Beaver Falls, she was the daughter of the late Clyde Dale and Rosanna Jane (Cogley) Haines. She was married to George F. Murphy for 51 years when he died July 23, 2012. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Midge Leighber, and four brothers, Jim, Don, Raymond, and Tom Haines.

A homemaker, Shirley enjoyed cooking and baking. She cherished time spent caring for her family, especially her grandchildren.

Survivors include two daughters, Donna (David) Lambert of North Carolina, Diane (Bruce) Marich of Enon Valley; two sons, Jim Murphy of Wampum, Michael Murphy of New Castle; two sisters, Linda Haines of Ohio, Darlene (Jack) Pumphrey of New Castle; two brothers, Robert (JoAnn) Haines of New Galilee, Terry Haines of East Palestine, Ohio; six grandchildren; and four great granddaughters.

Visiting hours will be held Tuesday August 27 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the Marshall Funeral Home, Wampum. Funeral Services will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday at 11 am with Rev. Elizabeth Wallace of the Wampum Presbyterian Church officiating. Interment will follow in Grandview Cemetery.

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3 thoughts on “Shirley F. Murphy, 75

  1. Missing you already. Loved you, you were the sister i never had. Always pleasant and one of the nicest people i know. Rest in peace my dear. Anita

  2. Love u always aunt shirley. Fly high I’ll see u can . All your nephews love u too an wish u could meet Jamie Lynn knight an Lee kid too . An my husband cody too

  3. i know it’s been years. but not a day goes by where i don’t think of you. you always made me feel loved. you always supported me. i was so heartbroken when i couldn’t go to ur funeral due to some circumstances. i still think about it. and it hurts i couldn’t say goodbye. you took care of mom when she was little and you never stopped when i came along. i love you so much aunt shirley. when we go to ur grave i just stand there and staring with tears in my eyes missing you. i will forever miss and love you. fly high 🕊️❤️

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