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Marie Rose (Novak) Furphy

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Marie Rose (Novak) Furphy Obituary
Marie Rose Furphy (née Novak), 88, died unexpectedly on January 3, 2018 due to complications following surgery.

Mrs. Furphy was born on April 20, 1929 in Pueblo, Colorado. She married the love of her life, Jack William Furphy, in 1949. The Furphy's lived in Pueblo until they moved to Alamogordo, NM in 1954. She was a dedicated mother of seven spirited children and was dearly loved by all her family. She will be sorely missed. Marie worked for Land Air, H&R Block, Sun Country Dodge, Alamo Pipe and Supply. She was a Hospice volunteer, loved to quilt, sew, paint, make jewelry, and travel. She loved theater and costumed for the theater at NMSU-A. She had her own business, Furphy Bookkeeping Service, and did taxes for several years.

Mrs. Furphy is survived by her son and daughter-law, Michael and Dottie Furphy of Alamogordo, NM, sons, Chris Furphy of Ruidoso, NM, David Furphy of Fountain, CO, and Paul Furphy of Alamogordo, NM and daughter, Susie Furphy Brown of Berwick, PA, daughter and son-in law, Kathy and Rick Allison of Benbrook, TX, daughter, Theresa Furphy of Fort Worth, TX, sisters, Bette Carlino of Pueblo, CO and Nettie Cates of Richmond, IN, 14 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jack W. Furphy and her daughter-in-law, Lilly Valle-Furphy.

A Rosary will take place on January, 13th at 9:30 am, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00 am at Our Lady of the Light Catholic Church, 4 La Luz Road, La Luz, NM 88337. Inurnment at Saint Jude Columbarium will immediately follow the Service. In lieu of flowers, the Furphy family asks that you please send a donation to .

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Hamilton-O Dell Funeral Home in Alamogordo. To sign the online register book or to send condolences, please visit
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Jan. 11 to Feb. 10, 2018
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