Lucille Murphy (1923 - 2014)

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  • "Thinking of you Aunt Lucy"
    - Chris Rakus
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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Lucille Murphy, 90, formerly of Salamanca, passed away March 28, 2014, at the JFK Hospice Hospital in West Palm Beach, Fla.

She was born in Salamanca to John and Agnes (Prebynski) Kobinski on Dec. 12, 1923. She was married July 28, 1951, at Holy Cross Church to Harry "Murph" Murphy, who predeceased her on Oct. 28, 1989.

Lucy was sole proprietor of a beauty shop in her hometown at 166 Wilson St. for many years before moving to West Palm Beach, Fla.

Besides her parents and husband, Lucy was predeceased by her brother, Anthony "Buddy" Kobinski and his wife, Mary; sisters, Lottie Woddarek and her husband, Adam, Lena Rakus and her husband, Thomas, Annelle Krist and her husband Michael, and Maria Levonian; and two nephews, Albert Rakus and Raymond Krist. She is survived by several nieces and nephews.

A funeral Mass in her honor was held on April 5, 2014, at Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church in West Palm Beach, Fla. with inurnment at Our Lady Queen of Peace in Royal Palm Beach, Fla. All County Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in The Salamanca Press from Apr. 8 to Apr. 15, 2014