Obituary: John Murphy

John Murphy EMN-150906-150008001
John Murphy EMN-150906-150008001

The funeral service for John Murphy, aged 89 years of Wragby, was held at Holy Rood Catholic Church, Market Rasen.

Father Tom Breslin officiated at the service and arrangements were by J Marshall of Market Rasen.

John was born on Co Mayo, Ireland, but moved from there more than 65 years ago.

He worked as a saw mill operator at Wragby wood yard.

On November 3, 1950, he married Audrey and they have been blessed with five children, seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

He was a real family man.

He also loved his garden and nothing was ever too much trouble for him.

John will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Family mourners were: Audrey Murphy (wife); Mr and Mrs B Steel, Mr and Mrs M Machin (daughters and sons-in-law); Mr S Murphy (son); Mrs K Lowe (daughter); Mr B Murphy and Miss A Bunn (son and partner); Mr T Lowe and Miss K Jackson, Mr C Lowe and Miss L Wilkinson, Mr M Steel, Mr P Steel, Miss N Murphy, Miss V Murphy and Mr D Haresign, Miss M Machin (grandchildren and partners); Miss C Lowe (great-granddaughter); Mr and Mrs F McDonnell, Mr and Mrs B Wilkes, Mrs P Donaghee, Mrs M Stevenson (rep Mr S Stevenson), Miss K McDonnell, Mrs J Gaughan (rep Mrs S McDonnell), Mr and Mrs R McDonnell, Mr and Mrs D McDonnell (nephews and nieces).

Friends at the service were: Carol Fox; M Jones; K Jones; Mrs Dodd (also rep Mr and Mrs Kacy); Mr and Mrs D Holmes; John Farrell; Alan and Judy Machin; Mr and Mrs Alan Farrow (also rep Mr Ray New); Mary Etchell; Caroline Moore; D Moore; Pam Lincoln; Sue Whittaker; Mrs B Robinson; Kevin Green (also rep Helen Green); Mr and Mrs Colin Green; Sheila Douglas (also rep P Jones); Suzanne Lowman (also rep the Lowman family, G Murphy); Steve Kent and Jenny Kent; Mrs E Alcock; Pete and Mo Hutchinson; Jenny Smith; Mr Korytnickyj; Tom Finnigan; Kath Murphy; Kevin and Julie Murphy; E Mcgrath; Paul Smith; R Fox; Yvonne Cook (also rep W and G Ward); Phil Ward (also rep Diane Ward); Steve Alcock (also rep Michael Prescott); Jane and Jim Kane; Teresa Bruntlett (also rep Baz; Matthew and Carly); John Kane (also rep Margaret); Mandy Towriss (also rep Andrew); James Towriss (also rep Deborah); Peter Lowe (also rep Alexander Lowe); Christine Kinnell (also rep Susan Cornish); Janet Carpenter (also rep Stephen Lowe); Michael Martindale; Dave and Naomi Steel; Peter Steel; Tony Lee; Anne Green; Larraine Hempsall; Keith Hempsall; Kathleen Gaughan; Kevin and Wendy Blanchard; Sue Dixon; Caroline Hydes; Abbe Lowe; Angela Stubbs; Margaret Stubbs (also rep Leslie Wilson and family); Peter Kane (also rep Lillian Kane); Sandra Lakin (also rep the family); Sue Winter (also rep Linda and John Bell, Ray King); David Bratton; Jason and Tracey Cowman; John Dixon (also rep Joyce Dixon); Alan Raggett; Patrick and Christine McGrath; Georgina Lamming (also rep Christine Fox); Mr and Mrs Ewington; Liam and Jacquie Murphy; Nigel Green and Dawn Green; Clive and Sandra Riley; Pauline Jackson; Martin McGrath.