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Jane E. Murphy

April 19, 1919 February 6, 2018
Jane E. Murphy
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Jane E. Murphy, 98, of River Forest; beloved wife of the late Frank J.; loving mother of Steven, Peter (Susan B.), Susan, and Mark Murphy; cherished grandmother of Matthew (Brittany), Jennifer and Daniel Murphy; dear sister of the late James (the late Doris) Wahle; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Jane was a graduate of Trinity High School in River Forest, Illinois and Rosary College (Dominican University) in River Forest, Illinois. Following college, during the war years, she worked at the torpedo facility in Forest Park, Illinois. In 1951 she and her husband, Frank, established Murphy’s Contractors Equipment, Inc. currently located in River Grove, Illinois where she worked until her retirement in 2008.

Visitation Thursday, February 15th 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Prayers Friday 9:15 a.m. to St. Luke Church for Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Queen of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society.

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3:00 PM 2/15/2018 3:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 2/15/2018 9:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 2/16/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 2/16/2018 11:00:00 AM
St. Luke Church

7600 Lake St.
River Forest, IL 60305

Prayers 9:15 a.m. at the funeral home.

St. Luke Church
7600 Lake St. River Forest 60305 IL
United States

Cemetery Details


Queen of Heaven Cemetery Final Resting Place

1400 S Wolf Rd
Hillside, IL 60162

1400 S Wolf Rd Hillside 60162 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Cancer Society

PO Box 22718
Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718

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