Marion Ruth Murphy, 92, of Greenwood, was born, December 19, 1923, in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, the daughter, of Frank Michael and Ruth Loise (Capwell) Connors. She departed this life Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at her home.
Marion was a 1941 Wilkes-Barre High School graduate; later earning her bachelor's degree in teaching from the Misericordia college, Dallas, Pennsylvania.
On June 24, 1950, she was united in marriage to John Joseph "Jack" Murphy in Wilkes-Barre. He preceded her in death on January 31, 2015. Marion was a homemaker. She was a loving mother who cherished spending time with her family. She was a member of the St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic church, Blue Springs and devoted her life to the Blessed Mother.
Marion is survived by two sons, John Joseph (and June) Murphy, and Kevin (and Linda) Murphy of Lee's Summit; three daughters, Mary Pat (and John) Scott, Colleen Murphy, and Carol (and Kent) Kennedy all of Lee's Summit; 15 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; other relatives; and friends.
A private Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at the St. Bridget Catholic Church. Interment was held in the Floral Hills East Cemetery, Lee's Summit.
Casket bearers were Connor Murphy, Kane Murphy, Steven Murphy, Thomas Murphy, Mike West, and Nick West.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Knights of Columbus Council #13113 and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550