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Sgt Warren Anthony Murphy

Sgt Warren Anthony Murphy

Birth
Marrero, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 6 Jan 2005 (aged 29)
Iraq
Burial Crown Point, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 10353554 · View Source
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Warren Anthony Murphy, a member of the Louisiana National Guard, Houma and attached to the 2nd Battalion, 156th Infantry, died Thursday, January 6th on a road in Taji, a city outside of Baghdad, Iraq. He was 29. Warren was born in Charleston, S.C., and lived in many cities and countries before moving to Marrero 20 years ago. He was a graduate of Visitation of Our Lady Grammar School and Archbishop Shaw High School. He served in the United States Army and with the United Nations Peace Keeping Forces in Macedonia. He worked as a deckhand for Belle Chasse Marine. He joined the National Guard after completing his service with the Army in 1994. He was activated for duty to Iraq the summer of 2004, training at Ft. Hood, Texas and the desert in California before deploying to Iraq in October. Survivors include his father, Deacon Larry M. Murphy, his mother, Bonita ''Bonnie'' Kostycz Murphy, his sisters, Monique Amundson, Michele and Shannon, his brother Sean and brother-in-law Tom Amundson, grandmothers, Bernice Kostycz and Shirley Murphy; uncles, Warren Kostycz with his wife Bonny, and their sons, Tim and Tad; Scott Murphy with his wife Sherry and their daughter Cricket and son Jason. He is preceded in death by his cousin Gayle Kostycz, and grandfathers Nelson F. Murphy and Adam Kostycz. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Visitation of Our Lady Church, 3500 Ames Blvd., Marrero, on Saturday, January 15, 2005 at 12:00 noon. Burial with full military honors will be in St. Pius X Mausoleum in Crown Point. Funeral arrangements by WESTSIDE/ LEITZ-EAGAN FUNERAL HOME, 5101 WESTBANK EXPRESSWAY.
Published in The Times-Picayune on 1/14/2005.


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  • Created by: Cindy
  • Added: 21 Jan 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10353554
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Warren Anthony Murphy (30 Aug 1975–6 Jan 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10353554, citing Saint Pius X Cemetery, Crown Point, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Cindy (contributor 46573079) Unknown.