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Theresa T. Murphy

Wednesday, November 27, 2019 by The Press in Obituaries

parishioner at St. Francis of Assisi

Theresa T. Murphy, 82, of Whitehall, died Nov. 16, 2019, in St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown.

She was the widow of James J. Murphy.

Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late James and Mildred (Giglio) Martin.

Best known as a lover of people and animals, she was a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi, Allentown.

She was a cashier with the Whitehall-Coplay School District for 25 years.

Her selflessness, spirit of gratitude and unwavering faith has touched the lives of all she knew.

As the matriarch of the Murphy family, she will be greatly missed.

Her survivors include daughters Dana, wife of Artie Pfeiffer of Bellmore, N.Y, Veronica, wife of Phil DeAngelis of Quakertown, Virginia Horvath of Iowa, and Kelly Murphy of Whitehall; brother and sister John Martin and Mary Larson, both of Florida; grandchildren Richard, Jimmy, Philip and Theresa; great-grandchildren Tanner, Jamey and Millie; and nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by a grandson, Justin.

Condolences may be offered to the family at kellerfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements were made by Keller Funeral Home, Fogelsville.