William Murphy

Obituary of William P. Murphy

William P. Murphy, Jr. William P. Murphy, Jr. of Lower Makefield Township, PA died on Tuesday February 18, 2020 at St. Mary Medical Center, Langhorne, PA. He was 85. Born in Newark, NJ, oldest of the four children of the late William P. and Mary Coyle Murphy, he resided in Lower Makefield for the past 35 years. Bill was a graduate of LaSalle University and received his MBA from Widener University. He had a long and successful career as a logistics manager, first at RCA and then for Lockheed Martin. He also taught business courses at Penn State/Abington and was a member of the Lower Makefield Junior Chamber of Commerce. Bill was a very active, long standing member of St. Ignatius Parish, participating at most every level of Parish ministry. He sang in the Choir, served as a lector, cantor and overall volunteer for the Annual Fund Drive. Bill was an enthusiastic Philadelphia sports fan, especially the Eagles; attending the Eagles' Training Camp during the years when it was based at Lehigh. He enjoyed Irish music, particularly The Clancy Brothers. Bill's dominant sense of humor was present in all his daily encounters, with family, friends, business associates and fellow parishioners. Husband of the late Eileen J. Murphy, he is survived by his four children and their spouses, Linda and Curt Lindahl of Yardley, PA, Brian and Lilla Murphy of Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, Joseph and Sheri Murphy of Fairless Hills, PA, and Kevin and Sandy Murphy of Media, PA; seven grandchildren, Sean and Matt Murphy, Jake and Erin Lindahl, Brian Murphy, Jr., and Tommy and Josie Murphy, and his brothers and sister, Jack and Isabel Murphy, Marilyn and Bill Leinhos, and Bob Murphy. His funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11am Friday February 21st at St. Ignatius Church, 999 Reading Avenue, Yardley, PA, where friends may call from 10am. Burial will follow at Our Lady of Grace Cemetery, Langhorne, PA.
Friday
21
February

Visitation at Main Service

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, February 21, 2020
St. Ignatius Church
999 Reading Avenue
Yardley, Pennsylvania, United States
Friday
21
February

Mass

11:00 am
Friday, February 21, 2020
St. Ignatius Church
999 Reading Avenue
Yardley, Pennsylvania, United States
Friday
21
February

Final Resting Place

12:30 pm
Friday, February 21, 2020
Our Lady Of Grace Cemetery
1215 Super Highway
Langhorne, Pennsylvania, United States
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