Paul M. Murphy

January 23, 1925 ~ February 2, 2015

 

 

 

 

Paul M. Murphy, 90, of Butler, Pennsylvania, passed away on February 2, 2015 at 1:40 a.m. at the VNA Inpatient Hospice.

He was born January 23, 1925 in Portersville, Pennsylvania to the late John Murphy and Mary (Hilliard) Murphy.

Paul started work in 1946 at Armco Steel and worked in the same department, North Processing, for 41 years, retiring in 1987. He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, where he was a member of the Berean Sunday School Class. Mr. Murphy was an avid fan of all PIttsburgh sports teams, but his biggest hobby was keeping updated stats for the Butler High School basketball teams, for which he rarely missed a game, home or away.

Paul is survived by his wife, Amy Murphy, whom he married June 30, 1947; two daughters, Betty Staley-Dickey and her husband Bill and Nancy Daw, both of Butler, PA; one son, Don Murphy and his wife Suzan of Sarver, PA; three grandsons, Robert Staley, Jr., Robbie Daw and Brian Paul Staley; and a number of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sons-in-law, Robert Staley, Sr. and Robert Daw; one daughter-in-law, Betty Murphy; one brother, Robert Murphy; and one sister, Doris LeRoy.

Friends will be received Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Thompson - Miller Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler, PA.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. at the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home Inc., 124 East North St. Butler, PA, with Pastor David Maitland, Pastor Sam McNamara and Pastor Todd Wentworth of First Baptist Church officiating.

Burial will take place in the Greenlawn Burial Estates.

Memorials are suggested to the VNA Inpatient Hospice, 115 Technology Drive, Butler, PA or the First Baptist Church, 221 West New Castle Street, Butler, PA 16001.

 

 

 

 

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