CHARLES L. MURPHY
FUNERAL HOME
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
3500 Lake Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46805
CHARLES L. MURPHY, 81, of Fort Wayne, died Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Born Oct. 5, 1939, in Lima, Ohio, Charles was a son of the late Alfred and Rose (Clancy) Murphy. Charlie served in the U.S. Army and was an educator for over 30 years. Charlie is survived by his wife of 58 years, Teresa (Kramer) Murphy; daughter, Lisa (Jeff) Polhamus; two grandsons, Christopher (Kylene) Polhamus of Syracuse, Ind., and Brian Polhamus of Bellevue, Ky.; granddaughter, Sara Polhamus of Newport, Ky.; three great-grandchildren, Charles, Joseph and Brielle Polhamus; brothers, Gerald (Geraldine) Murphy of Dayton and James Murphy of Lima; sister, Rose Fischbach of Delphos; sister-in-law, Marie Murphy of Columbus Grove; sisters-in-law, Catherine Hammons of Delphos and Helen Niese of Lima; and brother-in-law, Alfred (Wilma) Kramer of Ft. Jennings. In addition to his parents, Charles was preceded in death by brothers Thomas, Michael, Patrick, and Terence; sisters, Alice Jean Stratton and Lynda Murphy; brothers-in-law, Raymond Fischbach, Larry Stratton, Henry Niese, Bob Hammons, and Vic Koester; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann Koester. Memorial Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, June 12, 2021, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, with calling one hour prior. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Fort Wayne or Bishop Dwenger High School in Fort Wayne. To sign the online guestbook, visit www.divinemercyfuneralhome.com

To plant trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published by Fort Wayne Newspapers on Jun. 9, 2021.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jun
12
Visitation
9:30a.m. - 10:30a.m.
Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
4916 Trier Rd., Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815
Jun
12
Memorial Mass
10:30a.m.
Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church
4916 Trier Rd., Fort Wayne, Indiana 46815
Funeral services provided by:
Divine Mercy Funeral Home
MAKE A DONATION
Please consider a donation as requested by the family.
MEMORIES & CONDOLENCES
Add a Message


Not sure what to say?



1 Entry
Such a fine classmate and good friend.
Michael Bender
June 12, 2021