Patricia Ann, (Murphy), 84, Johnstown, died June 24, 2017, at Church of the Brethren Home, Windber. Born March 15, 1933, in Nanty Glo, daughter of Dennis and Phoebe (Seth) Murphy. Preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Richard Martin Sr.; great-grandson, Carrick Dempsey Martin; sisters, Vivian Murton and Shirley McGeever; and brother, Jack Murphy. She is survived by her children, Karen, wife of Bruce Niessner; Richard Jr., married to Rita Maier; Kathleen, married to Thomas Peters; Kimberly, married to Bruce Krouse, all of Johnstown; and Kelly, married to Edward Stinnette Jr., Strasburg, Va.; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren. Also survived brother, Dennis Michael Murphy, Livonia, Mich.; sister, Barbara, married to Phillip Boltz, Johnstown; four sisters-in-law; and one brother-in-law. Friends and family received from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at John Henderson Co. Funeral Home, 215 Central Ave., where vigil for the deceased will be held. Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at St Benedict Catholic Church, Geistown, with Father David Peles as celebrant. Committal, Grandview Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in mom's memory to Church of the Brethren Home or Windber Hospice.
Published on June 26, 2017