Thomas J. Murphy

November 4, 1953 - October 2, 2019
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Thomas J. “Pa” Murphy, III, age 65, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital at Akron.

Born on November 4, 1953, in Union Hospital at Dover, Tom was a son of the late Thomas J. and Evelyn Jean Schupbach Murphy.

A 1972 graduate of New Philadelphia High Sc…

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Thomas J. “Pa” Murphy, III, age 65, of New Philadelphia, died Wednesday, October 2, 2019, in Cleveland Clinic Akron General Hospital at Akron.

Born on November 4, 1953, in Union Hospital at Dover, Tom was a son of the late Thomas J. and Evelyn Jean Schupbach Murphy.

A 1972 graduate of New Philadelphia High School, Tom worked as an Extruder Operator at the former Stone Container Company and Primary Packaging. He was an avid reader and lover of History. He was a fan of Classic Rock Music and in his younger years, he was a drummer for a local band. He also enjoyed watching the Cleveland Browns.

Tom is survived by his wife, the former Rita Ramsey whom he married on February 28, 1991; his step-children, Rachel Vaughan and her companion, Eric Lanzer, Jr., Benjamin Vaughan and his companion, Sophie Franchi, Timothy Vaughan and Jaclyn (Raul) Sanchez; his grandchildren, Madyson, Allie, Cassie, and Raul Sanchez, Lucina and Penelope Vaughan; his siblings, Michael (Carol) Murphy, Lori (Mike) Smith, and Kristy (Mike) Bulger; a brother-in-law James (Liza) Ramsey, and a sister-in-law, Gale (Fred) Weingarth, numerous nieces and nephews and his beloved dogs, Samson, Scarlet, and Jackson.

The family will greet guests on Monday, November 4, 2019, from 4 – 6 PM in the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory at New Philadelphia. Pastor Brian Flood will lead a memorial service celebrating Tom’s life in the funeral home’s chapel on Monday, November 4 at 6 PM. All are invited to share a meal and fellowship in the Geib Family Center following the service. Inurnment will take place at 10 AM on Tuesday, November 5, 2019 in the Jerusalem Church Cemetery.

Instead of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions in Tom’s name to the Tuscarawas County Humane Society, 1432 Tall Timber Rd NE, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663.

 

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Visitation Information

Date: Monday, November 4, 2019

Time: 4:00 pm

End Time: 6:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Service Information

Date: Monday, November 4, 2019

Time: 6:00 pm

Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

Address:

116 Second Street NE, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

Cemetery Information

Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Time: 10:00 am

Jerusalem Church Cemetery

Address:

1417 Stonecreek Rd, NEW PHILADELPHIA, OH, 44663

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Date: Monday, November 4, 2019

Geib Family Center

Address:

116 2nd Street NE, New Philadelphia, OH, 44663

Donation Information

Tuscarawas County Humane Society

Phone: 330-343-6060

1432 Tall Timber Road NE
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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Born: November 4, 1953
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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.

 

James Terry posted on 10/11/19

Just heard of Toms passing. Prayers to the family

 

Terry Gribble posted on 10/11/19

So sorry for the loss of a coworker that I worked with. Tom was a great guy !!!

 

Vern & Sue Dunlap posted on 10/10/19

So very sorry for your loss Rita. May he rest in peace.

 

Heather patterson posted on 10/9/19

I never knew tom but i worked with his wife amd she always talked about him and loved him dearly he will b missed.. my thought and prayers goes to family and friends

 

Jackie Cercone Dichler posted on 10/9/19

Mike, Lori and Kristy I am so sorry for your loss. Take care and I will keep all of you and your families in my prayers. I cherish the day when my family moved down the street from your family.

 

Cindy Moralez posted on 10/9/19

Dear Rita and family We were so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. We will remember the 11th Street days fondly and smile. Praying God's peace and comfort over you all. With much love, Cindy Murphy Moralez-cousin Sheila Murphy Stedman-aunt

 

Teresa Quillen Everett posted on 10/8/19

I am so sorry Rita to hear of Tom's passing. Prayers for strength and peace as you go through this time in your life.

 

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