Elaine M. Murphy
05/07/1943 - 10/02/2017
Elaine M. Murphy, 74, of Glenside, entered into God’s eternal care on Monday, October 2, 2017 at Chestnut Hill Hospital, Philadelphia. Born May 7, 1943 in Hanover, she was the daughter of the late Nicholas D. and Helen G. (Little) Murphy. Elaine was a retired registered nurse at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown. She was a member of St. Lukes Catholic Church, Glenside. Elaine was a 1961 graduate of Delone Catholic High School, McSherrystown. She received her Teaching Degree from Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia and her Nursing Degree from Gwynedd Mercy College in Gwynedd Valley. She enjoyed working with the Sisters of St. Joseph at the Villa and will be greatly missed by all. Surviving is one brother; John Murphy of New Oxford and two sisters; Kathleen Rohrbaugh and Anne McKim both of Hanover and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by five brothers; Joseph, William, Nicholas, Michael and George Murphy and four sisters; Angela Murphy, Rose Marie Dukes, Mary Louise Markle and Helen Thomas. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, October 7, 2017 at St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 220 Third Street, Hanover with Rev. Michael P. Reid II as celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Hanover. Contributions in memory of Elaine may be made to St. Joseph Villa, 110 Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown, PA 19031 or Poor Clare Nuns, Monastery of St. Clare, 6029 Estero Blvd., Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931.
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