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Obituary for Francis L. Murphy
Obituary for Francis L. Murphy Francis L. Murphy, 82, of Vincennes, passed away Tuesday April 2, 2013 at 2:03 AM at the Good Samaritan Hospital. He was born March 15, 1931 in Vincennes the son of Ulysses S. Sr. & Wilhelmina Utterback Murphy. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School, Vincennes University, Indiana State University and Oakland City College where he earned his Masters Degree. He was a retired teacher of Biology, Chemistry and Physics at Princeton Community High School where he taught for over 34 years. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during WW II and Korea. He is survived by his family, a brother James (Sam) Murphy of Vincennes, his sisters, Nellie McClure-Hill, and her husband David of Vincennes and Nancy Sanderfer of Summerville, SC. He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers, Ulysses Murphy Jr, and Robert Glenn Murphy and Thomas L. Murphy in infancy and 2 sisters, Mary Alice Ruble and Delia Irene Owens. Funeral Services will be celebrated Saturday April 6, 2013 at 1:00 PM with Rev. Thomas Anderson officiating at the Duesterberg-Fredrick Funeral Home. He will be laid to rest in the Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 11:00AM until the time of services. Memorial contributions can be made to Princeton Community High School for the Math, Woodworking or Science departments in his memory.