ROCHELLE D. MURPHY, 76, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012, at Parkview Hospital Randallia, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she worked as a RN-Neo Natal ICU with Lutheran Hospital for 40 years, retiring in 1998. Surviving are her sons, Daniel P. Murphy and Michael S. Murphy; daughter, Shannon K. Murphy; grandchildren, Lauren and Damien Murphy, Preston Reinier and Tanner Murphy, all of Fort Wayne; sisters, Karen L. Wilson and Sharon K. Osborn, both of Fort Wayne; and long time family friends, Gale Warner and Chris Bates; and dog, Penny. She was preceded in death by her husband of 43 years, Jerry M. Murphy; parents, Theodore and Eve Sanderson; brother, Ramon L. Sanderson; and sister, Jacqueline Sprunger. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 12, 2012, at D.O. McComb & Sons Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Ave., with calling one hour prior. The Rev Victor Kolch officiating. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, at the funeral home. Burial in Lindenwood Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the family. To sign the online guestbook, visit


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D.O. McComb & Sons Funeral Homes - Lakeside Park
1140 Lake Avenue Ft.Wayne, IN 46805
(260) 426-9494

Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Nov. 11, 2012