Obituary of Robert M. Murphy
Robert M. Murphy
Robert M. "Jake" Murphy, 85, of West Conshohocken, PA passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021.
He was born in West Conshohocken, Pa on August 21, 1936, the son of the late Dempster and the late Claire (Brown) Murphy.
Jake has lived in West Conshohocken all of his life. He is a member of St. Matthew's RC Church of Conshohocken and a also a member of former St. Gertrude RC Church.
He was a 1955 Graduate of St. Matthew's High School where he excelled at playing football. He enjoyed all sports and was an avid softball player and runner.
He was a Life Member of George Clay Fire Co. of West Conshohocken, Pa where he was the former President and Assistant Fire Chief.
He worked as a Self Employed Carpenter.
He is survived by his sister Ann Leister of Lititz, Pa, Niece Donna Raposo of New Bedford, Mass, Niece Sharon Lombies of Waterford, CT. Also survived by great nieces & nephews and many friends and his dear friend of 16 years Christine Corazza.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his niece Margaret Sing, nephew Ron Leister, Jr. and brother-in-law and friend Ron Leister, Sr. and his beloved dogs Sara and Angie.
His Funeral Mass will be held Monday, October 25, 2021 at 10:30 AM from St. Matthew's RC Church, 219 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA.
Friends may call on Monday, October 25, 2021 from 9:30 AM to 10:15 AM at the church.
Interment will take place in Calvary Cemetery, West Conshohocken, PA.
Memorial Contributions may be made in his Jake's memory to West Conshohocken Borough Hall, 112 Ford Street, West Conshohocken, PA 19428 for the new dog park.
Arrangements by Moore, Snear & Ruggiero Funeral Home, 300 Fayette Street, Conshohocken, PA, (610) 828-0330.
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