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 Marie A Murphy

Marie A Murphy

Plains, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 8 Apr 1996 (aged 92)
Plains, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Plains, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 100146033 · View Source
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Marie A. Murphy of Plains Township, died Monday evening in East Mountain Manor Nursing Center, Plains Township.

Born in Plains Township, she was the daughter of the late James and Mary Devaney Murphy.

She graduated from St. Mary's High School, Wilkes-Barre, and received a bachelor's degree from East Stroudsburg University and a master's degree from Scranton University.

She was employed as a teacher for 44 years in the Plains-Laflin School District and was a member of Sacred Heart Church, Plains Township.

She was a founding member of the Plains Ambulance Association and a past president of the Plains American Legion Auxiliary Post 558. She volunteered for the American Red Cross of Wilkes-Barre for more than 45 years.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, James and John; sisters, Margaret, Frances, Mrs. Catherine Scott and Mrs. Mercedes Mulligan.
Surviving are her niece, Monica Scott, with whom she resided; several nieces and nephews; one great-grandnephew.

Funeral services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday from the Corcoran Funeral Home, 20 S. Main St., Plains Township, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. in Sacred Heart Church.

Interment will be in the parish cemetery, Plains Township.

Friends may call from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. today.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice St. John, 665 Carey Ave., Wilkes-Barre 18702, or the American Red Cross, 156 S. Franklin St., Wilkes-Barre, 18702.




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