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Thomas J. "Saint Thomas" "Choo" Murphy


1937 - 2018
Thomas J. "Saint Thomas" "Choo" Murphy Obituary
Thomas J. "Choo" "Saint Thomas" Murphy

Westville, formerly Brooklawn - Surrounded by family, embraced eternal peace on June 21, 2018.Age 8. Thomas will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Ruth A. Murphy, and his children, Thomas G. Murphy (Ceil) and Stacey G. Murphy, and will be forever adored by his grandchildren Casandra P. Murphy (Ian) and Zachary T. Murphy. Thomas will also be fondly celebrated by his surviving sisters, Mary Romania, Patricia White, and Veronica White. Born to John and Margaret Murphy on January 11, 1937, in Gloucester City, Thomas was predeceased by siblings Alice, Margaret, Catherine, John, Theresa, James, Francis, Agnes, Elaine, and Joan. Thomas was a devoted family man, proud U.S. Air Force Veteran, dedicated employee of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, and a member of VFW Post #72, the Brooklawn Board of Education, and the Sportsmen A.C. Thomas will always be remembered for his enduring commitment to his family and friends, and will be continuously cherished by those influenced by his generosity, benevolence, and enthusiastic passion for life. He demonstrated a magical ability to make others laugh, feel thoroughly loved, and welcomed. Relatives and friends are invited to meet Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 10 AM to 11 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 426 Monmouth St. in Gloucester City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM. Internment will follow in New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Thomas to: Msgr. Lucitt's Needy Children's Fund, P.O. Box 87, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Thomas J. Murphy. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through:

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Published in Courier-Post on June 24, 2018
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