Andrea "Andie" Murphy Cunningham passed away at her home in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla., early Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, at the age of 43. She was born in Boston, Mass., but grew up in New Orleans, La. Having attended Vermont College and Tulane, she graduated from LSU in 1995 and Charity School of Nursing in 2000. For the past 13 years she worked as an RN at Fletcher Allen Health Care, Sacred Heart Emerald Coast, and lastly, Gentiva Health Care.
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She enjoyed spending time outdoors camping, hiking, cycling, kayaking, going to the beach, Crab Island, and spending time with her family. She is survived by her husband of 14 years, David Cunningham; daughter, Tobie Cunningham; son, Owen Cunningham; mother, Ruth Murphy; father, Walter Murphy, his fiancé, Peg McTernan; sister, Cynthia Murphy; in-laws, Thomas and Allyson Cunningham; sister-in-law, Shannon Saunier; aunt, Janet Willis; cousin, Stacey Dand; uncles, Peter and Stephen Murphy; and aunt, Sue Barrett.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Dorothy Towle, Thomas Towle, Alice Murphy and Walter Murphy.
A time of visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, from 12 to 1 p.m., at the Good News Church 4747 US Hwy 98 in Santa Rosa Beach, Fla. The funeral service will commence at 1pm under the direction of Pastor Chris Perry.
Additional memorial services will be held at a future date to be announced in Boston, Mass., and Burlington, Vt.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a bereavement trust set up for her children, at www.paypal.com account – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Twin Cities Funeral Home has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Expressions of sympathy may be viewed or submitted online at www.Twincitiescremationsfunerals.com.
McLaughlin Twin Cities Funeral Home
1405 John Sims Parkway E
Niceville, FL 32578
Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News on Jan. 30, 2014