Anna Mae "Aunt Sis" Murphy

April 26, 1931 - May 28, 2018
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Anna Mae “Aunt Sis” Murphy, 87, of Dover, passed away peacefully in Park Village Nursing Home at Dover on May 28, 2018.

Born in New Philadelphia on April 26, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Howard Melvin and Mary Eldora (Schlafly) Murphy.

After graduating from Midvale High School in 1949, she completed…

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Anna Mae “Aunt Sis” Murphy, 87, of Dover, passed away peacefully in Park Village Nursing Home at Dover on May 28, 2018.

Born in New Philadelphia on April 26, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Howard Melvin and Mary Eldora (Schlafly) Murphy.

After graduating from Midvale High School in 1949, she completed her formal education at the Timken Mercy Hospital School of Practical Nursing in 1969, Aunt Sis ultimately worked at Mercy Medical Center in Canton as a respiratory therapist for 27 years until her retirement.

Her nieces cherished her generous spirit and kind heart. Aunt Sis was an excellent seamstress, making the majority of her own clothing.

She leaves behind her family including her sister, Shirley (Hubert) Egler of Dover; her nieces, Patty Wissman of New Philadelphia, Barb (Craig) Davis of New Philadelphia, Sherry (Mark) Blumenauer of Waynesburg, and Mallory (Miguel) Rivera of Dover; and several other nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

In addition to her parents, Aunt Sis was preceded in passing by her siblings, Bill and Melvin Murphy and Alice Denslow.

A public graveside service will be held Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm in East Avenue Cemetery at New Philadelphia.

Memorial contributions in Aunt Sis’ memory may be directed to Dover Faith United Methodist Church, 420 N Wooster Ave., Dover Ohio 44622.

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Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm

East Avenue Cemetery

Address:

1520 Delaware Drive SE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Dover Faith United Methodist Church

420 N. Wooster Ave.
Dover, OH 44622

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Born: April 26, 1931
Died: May 28, 2018

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Mallory Rivera posted on 6/5/18

My favorite memories involve food! ... Huge cans of pumpkin for baking pies at Thanksgiving. Peaches for pies. Baking cookies that looked like Indian corn one year when my girls were little. Teaching me to make Swiss steak. Deviled eggs for every family gathering... We sure will miss you, Sis!

 

Chris Andrews posted on 6/4/18

Rest in peace special lady.

 

Patty posted on 6/4/18

Miss you sis,

 

Sherry Blumenauer posted on 6/4/18

Love you Aunt Sis. You will always be in our hearts!

 

Irene Lehigh, David & Lorraine Farrow posted on 6/3/18

You have our deepest sympathy and our thoughts and prayers.

 

Terry Mizer posted on 6/2/18

Shirley and Family, So sorry to read of Anna Mae's passing. My deepest sympathies and prayers for your comfort. Terry Levengood Mizer

 

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