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Barbara Elizabeth Palla Murphy
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Birth: Feb. 22, 1916
Joliet
Will County
Illinois, USA
Death: May 18, 1999
Phoenix
Maricopa County
Arizona, USA

Barbara Palla Kovacs Murphy was the kindest, most generous, and most loving person that God put on Earth.

Barbara was the sixth child born to Mary and Louis Palla, Sr.; she was their third daughter. She was very proud to be born on George Washington's birthday. She was a bit of a tomboy and loved playing baseball as a girl. She had a life-long love for learning, reading, and writing. She wrote songs as a young woman and wrote prayers of praise and worship as she aged. She loved reading anything she could get her hands on and was diverse in her subjects.

My mom was a strong woman of Faith, who had a deep and abiding love & faith in God and Jesus. She began life in the Catholic belief and became a Born-again Christian in 1973. She believed in miracles and was blessed with many in her life. Mom lived her life by Grace and did not judge others. She loved whole-heartedly, forgave easily, and did not hold grudges!!
 
 
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 Parents:
  Louis Palla (1879 - 1924)
  Mary Palla Gerencir Rubocki (1888 - 1966)
 
 Spouses:
  John Kovacs (1912 - 1976)
  Clem Andrew Murphy (1903 - 1972)*
 
 Children:
  Nancy Judith Kovacs Algeri (1944 - 1997)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Palla Komives (1909 - 1933)*
  Elizabeth Palla Simon (1911 - 1983)*
  Barbara Elizabeth Palla Murphy (1916 - 1999)
  Theresa M Palla Kuban (1918 - 2013)*
  Anne Rubocki Paul (1926 - 2013)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Ashes were given to her two remaining daughters and some grandchildren.
 
Created by: Bonnie Brown
Record added: Oct 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98987389
Barbara Elizabeth <i>Palla</i> Murphy
Added by: Bonnie Brown
 
Barbara Elizabeth <i>Palla</i> Murphy
Added by: Bonnie Brown
 
 
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Happy 99th Birthday, Momma!!!:)
- Bonnie Brown
 Added: Feb. 22, 2015
Merry Christmas, Momma!!! Thinking of you tonight with wistfulness, wishing you were here to see the lights and to hug again! Thank you for being such a wonderful mother and grandmother; I love you!!
- Bonnie Brown
 Added: Dec. 26, 2014
Thinking of you and missing you, Momma!! Love you, Bonnie
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 19, 2014
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