COUNCIL #10926 - FATHER DICK ALLEN - NEW LENOX REMEMBERS
JOHN "MURPH" MURPHY

 

John L. Murphy Age 64, late of New Lenox. Born November 11, 1952 in Joliet, IL. Passed away November 2, 2017 at home after battling cancer bravely for 7 years. John retired in April of 2017 after 31 years as a Fire Claim Adjuster for State Farm Insurance Co. A member of K of C Fr. Dick Allen Council #10926 serving as Past Grand Knight, Financial Secretary and Past District Deputy. John is survived by his wife of 44 years; Terrie (nee Melcher) Murphy. A daughter Erin (Dan) Okrzesik. Sons Shawn (Lauren “LT”) and Pat Murphy. Beloved grandchildren Bridget & Hannah Okrzesik and Maddox & McKinley Murphy. Brother Donald Murphy, sisters Kathleen (late Ken) Kapinus & Helen Murphy. Many nieces & nephews and too many friends to mention. He was preceded in death by his parents John M. and Helen Murphy. The family would like to thank his Doctors Sunil Narula & Rick Singh for their great healthcare the last 7 years. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to; American Cancer Society, Relay for Life of New Lenox “Murph’s Minions” team. relayforlife.org/newlenoxil or Fr Dick Allen Knights of Columbus Council #10926 “Fallen Knights” Fund. Funeral Monday Nov. 6th 10:00 AM from the Hickey Memorial Chapel 442 E. Lincoln Hwy. New Lenox to St. Jude Church for Mass at 10:30 AM. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery Romeoville. Visitation Sunday 2 – 7 PM.