Rose M. Murren
06/03/1947 - 05/27/2020

Rose M. Murren, 72, of New Oxford, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 27, 2020. She was the wife of David J. Murren Sr. to whom she was married 52 years. Greeting her in Heaven was her mother Catherine, father Edgar, stepmother Mary, sister Lucinda and niece Jennifer. Rose was known by many names: Rosie, Honey, Mom, Mother, Mother-in-law, Grandma, Mimi, Sister, Sister-in-law, Aunt, Godmother, Neighbor and Friend. She mastered all of her titles and was loved by everyone she met. Rose was a devoted member of Basilica of the Sacred Heart. She enjoyed and cherished spending time with family, and her grandchildren were her pride and joy. Rose enjoyed laying in the sun, sewing, puzzles, watching Hallmark channel movies, playing cards, and games on her iPad. Surviving in addition to her husband are three children, David Murren Jr. and wife Tina of Akron, OH, Robert Murren and wife Amy of East Berlin, and JoAnn Kirkpatrick of New Oxford; six grandchildren, David III, Abigail, Jacob, Brady, Andrew and Isabelle; and five siblings, Sr. Barbara Worley, SSJ, Mary “Kate” Feeser and husband Tom, Edgar C. B. Worley Jr. and wife Lynn, James A. Worley and wife Cheryl and Gertrude Noel and husband Bill. A Graveside service will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday, June 1, 2020 at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Edgegrove with Rev. Joseph R. Howard officiating. A memorial mass will be held at a later date due to the COVID 19 Pandemic.   Friends and relatives will be received 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sunday, May 31, 2020 at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown. In lieu of flowers, and because of all they have done for the family, donations in Rose’s name may be made to Pink Out, Inc., 1150 Carlisle St., Hanover, PA 17331 (

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Posted at:05/29/2020 2:02 pm
Sister Kathleen White
Dear Dave, David, Bob, JoAnn & Isabelle, We Sisters of St. Joseph are heartbroken at your sudden loss of Rose. Our prayers and deep sympathy are with you as you mourn such a wonderful, loving and kind wife, mother and grandmother. Our lives are better for having witnessed hers. Please count on us for prayers and support. Love, Sister Kathleen White

Posted at:05/30/2020 9:09 am
Darlene Collier
Dear Dave and family, Don and I were sorry to hear of Rose's passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with all of you at this time. Sincerely Darlene and Don

Posted at:06/01/2020 1:01 pm
Judy (Yealy) Wilke
Dave and family, We were so sorry to hear of Rose's passing. She was a lovely person who I have many fond memories of growing up. We will keep you in our prayers.

Posted at:06/01/2020 5:05 pm
Donna Overbaugh Yealy
Dave & Family & The Worley Family, Remembering your families in thought & prayer, I have many fond memories of Rose, she was my partner at our high school graduation. In Sympathy He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield & rampart. Psalm 91:4

Posted at:06/06/2020 8:08 pm
Carol & Bob Wilson
Dear Dave & Family, We were heartbroken to see that Rose has passed- your loss on this earth is so great... we pray for your peace in knowing she will be with you again one day. We will always remember her laughter & beautiful smile! She will truly be missed!

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