Edward P. Murphy, 75, of Cape Coral, formerly of Murrells Inlet, S.C., and Chicago, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, in Cape Coral. He was born to Edward and Helen, nee O'Rourke, Murphy, now deceased.
He is survived by his two children, Mike (Janet) Murphy and Maureen (late Mark) Shanahan; a sister, Dorothy (Richard) Cusack; a brother, Phil (Patti Ann) Connors; eight grandchildren, Marty Schumacher, Joan Murphy, Matthew Shanahan, Dennis Murphy, Meghan Carter, Mike Murphy, Mark Shanahan and Katie Murphy; two great-grandchildren, McKenzie Murphy and Kristina Schumacher; mother-in-law, Kate Bulow; friend, Tina Quinn; and several nephews, nieces and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Murphy; son, Dennis Murphy; two brothers, Richard Murphy and Dennis Murphy; and sister, Phyllis Seymour.
Memorial services will be held 9:45 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, at St. Catherine Church, 10621 S. Kedvale, Oak Lawn, Ill., with Father Michael Shanahan officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 9:15 a.m. until the time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the COPD Foundation, 2937 S.W. 27th Ave, Suite 302, Miami, FL, 33133.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.Mullins-Memorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.