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James M. Murphy

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“He was the funniest guy. At St. Agnes, he was called "Otto" for reasons unknown to me. We were in the same homeroom, of Sister Angela Merici, when...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Dorothy Scanlan - W. St. Paul, MN

“Amy,I am very sorry to hear of your father's passing. May his wisdom and his infectious joy serve as inspiration. My thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Tom Fischer - Little Canada, MN

“Shea, Heidi,Shea, and Griffin,I know this time is especially difficult and sad for all of you but as I look at your father/grandpa/father-in-law -...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Katie Sanneman - St. Paul, MN

“Shea, Heidi, Shea and Griffin, the loss of this wonderful man isdevastating for your family. After reading about your dad and grandpa, I so enjoyed...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family of James Murphy,The tribute you gave to you father says it all. Murph was such a kind and joyous man - never a bad word towards anyone...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Cindy Cuddihy Novak. (Nickel Joint)

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7 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Proceeded in death by sisters Jane Gavnik and Kathleen Lambrecht. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: John Gavnik - St Paul, MN

“Amy, I am so sorry to hear about your dad. He used to come see me all the time at work. I am going to miss him dearly . He was one of a kind....Read More »
9 of 9 | Posted by: Candy Meyer - St Paul, MN

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James was born on April 28, 1936 and passed away on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

James was a resident of Saint Paul, Minnesota at the time of passing.

So very proud of his Frogtown heritage, Murph graduated from St Agnes (member of the undefeated 1954 football team and Athletic Hall of Fame) before going on to serve his country in the Army, stationed in Korea.

Donations in Murph's name may be made to The VA Medical Center, Voluntary Services (One Veteran's Drive, Minneapolis, MN 55417).