Marjorie J Murphy

December 11, 1951 ~ November 10, 2023 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Marjorie Murphy Obituary

Marjorie J. Murphy, 71, of Avon Park, Florida, and formerly from the Mentone, Indiana, area, passed away at 12:30 a.m. Friday, November 10, 2023, at the Bud and Donna Somers Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring, Florida. Marjorie was born in Rochester, Indiana, on Dec. 11, 1951, and was the daughter of Oren F. and Mildred M. (Fincher) Murphy of Etna Green, Indiana, and later Avon Park, Florida. She graduated from Tippecanoe Valley High School, in Akron, Indiana, in 1970 and went on to graduate from Indiana University, Bloomington. She received her BSN degree in 1974 from IU, and started her career as a licensed registered nurse at Wishard Hospital in Indianapolis. After several years at different hospitals in and around Indianapolis, Marjorie followed her parents to Avon Park, Florida, where she held several nursing jobs over the years in the area around Avon Park, and Sebring, Florida, throughout her career. She retired in 2016 after a long and successful career as a registered nurse. Marjorie is survived by her brother Philip A. (Mary Margaret) Murphy of Indianapolis, Indiana, nieces Stephanie (Troy) Schull of Mentone, Indiana, and Shannon (Mark) Fowler, of Indianapolis, Indiana; nephews Michael B. (Amy) Murphy of Akron, Indiana, and Nicholas A. Murphy of Chicago, Illinois, and sister-in-law Linda Murphy of Silver Lake, Indiana. Many great nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive her. She is also survived by her dear friend of many years, Toby Minard of Avon Park, Florida. She was proceeded in death by her parents, Oren and Mildred Murphy, brothers Clarence E. Murphy, and Kenneth L. Murphy; nephews Clarence E Murphy, Jr., and Shawn G. Murphy, and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. The family would also like to thank the nurses and personnel at Sunny Hills Assisted Living Facility in Sebring, St. Camillus Post-Acute and Rehabilitation Center in Sebring, and the Bud and Donna Somers Good Shepherd Hospice House in Sebring for the care they gave to Marjorie during her stay at their facilities. A memorial service is planned for the spring of 2024 in Mentone.

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