Timothy J. Murphy

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Timothy J. "Tim" Murphy, 51, of Upper St. Clair, passed away Thursday, May 15, 2014.He was the beloved husband of Anne Bergan Murphy; loving father of Timothy, Daniel and Caroline Murphy; adored son of Edward and Eleanor Murphy; caring brother of Edward (Marianne) Murphy, Eileen (Doug) Behr, John (Debra) Murphy and Jeanne (David) Jensen.Mr. Murphy obtained his bachelor's degree in chemical engineering from the University of Notre Dame, his master's of business administration from Harvard Business School and his Juris Doctorate from Rutgers University Camden School of Law.He was the Joseph A. Hardy III Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies and Director of Entrepreneurial Program at Washington & Jefferson College.He served as past presidents of the Harvard Business School Alumni Club in Pittsburgh and Philadelphia. He also served on the board at Asbury Heights in Mt. Lebanon, as he cared deeply about the elderly.Mr. Murphy promoted entrepreneurship in disadvantaged areas, including the Zuni reservation in New Mexico and abroad in Poland.Funeral arrangements by Beinhauers. Friends and family are welcome from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in Beinhauer Funeral Home, 2828 Washington Road, McMurray, 724-941-3211. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 21, in St. Louise de Marillac Church, 320 McMurray Rd., Upper St. Clair, PA 15241. Everyone please meet at church. Interment will be in Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Peters Township.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Catholic Relief Services, P.O. Box 17090, Baltimore, MD 21297-0303. Please add or view tributes at www.beinhauer.com.

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Published in Observer-Reporter on May 18, 2014
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