Jeremiah E. Murphy Jr.

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Jeremiah E. "Murph" Murphy, Jr.

79, passed away June 12, 2014. He was born December 29, 1934 in Peoria, ILL to the late Jeremiah and Elizabeth (Sunderland) Murphy, Sr. Jerry was a 1957 graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the Indiana University School of Law. He served his country in the United States Navy as a Lieutenant Commander. He was a partner of Murphy Steckbeck and Moore Attorneys at Law, practicing for over 35 years, retiring in 1997. Jerry was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his wife, Loretta and survived by daughters, Margie and Cathy, for whom he prayed everyday; brother-in-law, David Wahl; sister-in-law, Florence Tobin; and several nieces and nephews. Even though he was an only child, he was the adopted uncle of the entire Stephenson Clan beginning with the late Chet and Evelyn Stephenson. Jerry was a welcome fixture at every family gathering. A private service is scheduled for a later date. Entombment will be in Our Lady of Sorrows in Cedar Grove Cemetery at the University of Notre Dame. Memorial contributions in Jerry's name may be made to the . Arrangements: Feeney-Hornak Mortuary. Condolences and memories may be left at: http://www.feeneyhornakkeystone.com

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on June 15, 2014
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