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 William McKinley Murphy

William McKinley Murphy

Birth
Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Nov 1979 (aged 78)
McConnellsburg, Fulton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Shade Gap, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100023001 · View Source
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William McKlntey Murphy, 78, star Route South, Shade Gap, died at 8:38 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 1979, at the Fulton County Medical Center, McConnellsburg, He had been a patient at the center for one day.

Born Dec. 9, 1900, in Dublin Township, Huntingdon County, he was the son of Thomas C. and Mary (Appleby) Murphy. He was united in marriage to Lula Webb of Shade Gap on Dec, 18, 1924, in Huntingdon.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Merle (Geraldine) Steninger, Star Route, Shade Gap. One grandchild and two great-grandchildren survive. The following brothers and sisters survive: Mrs. Alda Snyder, Shade Gap; and Leo Murphy, Dean Murphy and Mrs. Esther Glunt, all Star Route South, Shade Gap; and Merrill Murphy, Burnt Cabins R.D.; Mrs. Erma Jaymes, Mount Union; Mrs. Wilma Webb, Lewistown, and Mrs. Dessie Hampton, Shirleysburg. One brother and one sister preceded him in death.

He was a member of the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church, Shade Gap R.D. Mr. Murphy was a member of the Shade Gap Area Volunteer Fire Co. For 51 years he was the owner - operator of Murphy's Service Station, Star Route, Shade Gap.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today at the Martin R. Brown Funeral Home, Orbisonia, with the Rev. Neil Stevens officiating. Interment was made in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shade Gap R.D.

Huntingdon Daily News, page 2, Monday, November 12, 1979



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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100023001
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William McKinley Murphy (9 Dec 1900–9 Nov 1979), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100023001, citing Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Shade Gap, Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by teresa robinson cover (contributor 47934244) .