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Leo Blankhorn
B: 1935-04-03
D: 2018-08-14
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Blankhorn, Leo
David Miller
B: 1993-11-14
D: 2018-08-14
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Miller, David
Victor Cohun
B: 1944-12-04
D: 2018-08-12
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Cohun, Victor
Harold Sykes
B: 1937-02-18
D: 2018-08-12
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Sykes, Harold
Dorothy Wnuk
B: 1934-08-03
D: 2018-08-11
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Wnuk, Dorothy
Russell Harrington
B: 1943-02-25
D: 2018-08-11
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Harrington, Russell
Katherine Gagnon
B: 1949-08-19
D: 2018-08-07
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Gagnon, Katherine
Henry Butler
B: 1917-03-26
D: 2018-08-05
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Butler, Henry
John Murphy
B: 1918-06-10
D: 2018-08-01
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Murphy, John
Edna Taylor
B: 1933-05-12
D: 2018-08-01
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Taylor, Edna
Amparo Gomba
B: 1931-02-02
D: 2018-07-29
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Gomba, Amparo
Richard Burns
B: 1936-09-14
D: 2018-07-28
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Burns, Richard
Patrick Guiheen
B: 1929-03-13
D: 2018-07-26
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Guiheen, Patrick
Constance Bartlett
B: 1931-06-27
D: 2018-07-25
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Bartlett, Constance
Eugene Ryscavage
B: 1927-12-30
D: 2018-07-24
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Ryscavage, Eugene
Fred Stolle Jr
B: 1926-10-23
D: 2018-07-23
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Stolle Jr, Fred
Charlotte Coe
B: 1925-11-14
D: 2018-07-23
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Coe, Charlotte
Anthony Socha
B: 1938-01-05
D: 2018-07-22
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Socha, Anthony
Paula Michaud
B: 1956-01-16
D: 2018-07-18
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Michaud, Paula
Kevin Hill
B: 1956-12-18
D: 2018-07-15
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Hill, Kevin
Karl Kellner
B: 1944-07-03
D: 2018-07-14
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Kellner, Karl

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Condolence From: George Lee
Condolence: Will always remember Mr. Murphy's voice coming over the classroom's intercom, "Please send Mister (doomed student's last name)to the office." Whatever fate awaited them was never good news, but Mr. Murphy strived to straighten us out in our teen years, to our benefit. Thanks, John. You will be missed, and never forgotten. And we won't forget those cleats. Not ours, but yours. Still can't figure that out out, 50 years later.
Peace.
Wednesday August 08, 2018
Condolence From: Jonathan & BreAnn Favile & Breff McLaughlin
Condolence: Our hearts go out to you with deepest sympathy. We are so sorry for your loss.
Tuesday August 07, 2018
Condolence From: Christopher Wood
Condolence: St. Peter said ... Mr. Murphy, please come to my office.
I spent too much time in his office. He was always willing to give you a second chance. But no thirds. Called boys Mister, in my case Mr. Wood and girls Miss. Mr. Murphy is a legend in my era. 👍
Saturday August 04, 2018
Condolence From: George Keenan
Condolence: John Murphy was a very honest and extremely principled individual. He was a gifted math teacher, a competent school administor, but most of all, he was an exceptional man who could express his high ideals in words and could transform these words into action.
Toward the end of his life, while his physical health was failing, his mind was as sharp and active as ever. We have truly lost a fine man when John Murphy passed away. May he rest in peace.
Friday August 03, 2018
Condolence From: Bruce Rieder
Condolence: Sending condolences to the Murphy family.

Friday August 03, 2018
Condolence From: Harriet Feldman Farney
Condolence: Mr. Murphy was one of my favorite teachers. Later when I taught at Rockville High, I so appreciated having my former teacher there to share my problems with and receive sound advice.
My thoughts and prayers are with his family.
Harriet Feldman Farney
Thursday August 02, 2018
Condolence From: Patricia N. Iamonaco
Condolence: Mr. Murphy was a great teacher. I worked for him, part time, and he was always fair to all the students. His family is in my prayers.
Thursday August 02, 2018
Condolence From: Lorie Kayan Orzechowski
Condolence: My prayers are being sent out to all the Murphy family! Your parents were amazing people. Your dad, grampa, great grampa, friend was such an inspiration to me. I chose to become a math teacher for 40 years mainly because of “Mr. Murphy”, my favorite teacher. He was not easy, but expected the best of students, was fair and encouraging. I hope i had similar expectations for my students over the years.

When I visited my dad at Woodlake, I was so touched my his constant love and devotion to your dear mom. It was a pleasure for me to speak with him when I saw him. I wrote him several notes after my dad died, but regret that I did not continue the correspondence. I also regret not reaching out to any of you to find out where he was most recently residing.

God be with his and your mom’s souls. I will try to be at the funeral tomorrow to pay my last tributes to him. Sincere condolences to all of you.
Thursday August 02, 2018
Condolence From: BO
Condolence: I am deeply sorry for your loss. May your family find some comfort for their great loss in the promise held out to us in God’s word at Acts 24:15.
Thursday August 02, 2018
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