John F. Murphy

Murphy, John F. age 80 of New Hope passed away July 15, 2017. Preceded in death by parents, John and Merle Murphy; siblings, Pat Meyer, Jeremiah Murphy, and Sheila McDonald. Survived by wife of 50 years, Kathleen; daughters, Bridget Murphy (Chuck Storlie), Shannon Riley (Jason), and Molly Prew (Paul); grandchildren, Murphy, Kiara, Sam and Bobby; special pet, Sophie; and many wonderful nieces, nephews, and friends. John enjoyed playing cards at Running Aces. Mass of Christian Burial Thursday (7/20), 11 AM at St. Joseph Parish Center, 36th & Boone Ave. No., New Hope. Private interment. Visitation Wednesday (7/19), 5-8 PM at Gearty-Delmore Robbinsdale Chapel, 3888 W. Broadway and one hour before the Mass at the church. In lieu of flowers and in honor of his 40 years of cherished sobriety, the family will be making a donation to an alcoholic anonymous affiliated center. 763-537-4511