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Linda Marie Herrman Murphy

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Linda Marie Herrman Murphy

AGE: 59 • Newark

Linda Marie Herrman Murphy, 59 of Newark, DE and formerly of Deepwater, NJ passed away peacefully at her home on Sunday, June 18, 2017.

Linda is survived by her loving husband Dennis of 33 yrs., a son Christopher, stepson Kevin (Heather), two step granddaughters, Molly & Madison, sister Diane Ford of Deepwater, NJ, and nephew Jason Ford (Ashley)of Ridgeway, SC. Linda was predeceased by her parents Grover (Skeeter) & Louise (nee Gray) Herrman.

Linda graduated from PMHS in 1976, where she was an accomplished athlete and lettered in three sports. Linda graduated from Glassboro State College with A BS in 1980 and received her MS from University of DE. She had retired from the DRBA in 2004 where Linda was employed as Director of Human Resources. Linda was the first female member of the DRBA Executive Staff. Following Linda's retirement from DRBA, she was employed at Wilmington Christian School, Mike's Famous Harley Davidson, and Winner Auto Group.

Linda loved sports, especially baseball. A big part of her life was watching her son play ball. When vacationing across the country they enjoyed incorporating MLB stadium tours. Linda cherished the many friendships she made throughout her life and especially in the more recent years the friendships through Chris' baseball career, especially her Millersville family.

Family and friends may call on Thursday, June 22 from 7 pm - 9 pm and Friday, June 23 from 10am-11am at the Ashcraft Funeral Home, 740 S. Broadway, Pennsville, NJ. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, June 23 at the funeral home. Interment will be following the service at Lawnside Cemetery in Pilesgrove, NJ.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Millersville University - Baseball Team, PO Box 1002, Millersville, PA 17551. Checks made payable to Millersville University, (memo: baseball team)
Published in The News Journal on June 21, 2017
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