JAMESTOWN, Pennsylvania – Donna S. Murphy, age 85, of Murphy Road in Jamestown, passed away Monday, July 3, 2017, at Vibra Hospital in Boardman, Ohio.
She was born in Geneva, Pennsylvania on August 2, 1931 a daughter of Virgil and Gladys (Williams) Smock.
She was a 1949 graduate of Conneaut Valley High School.
On August 18, 1950 Donna married Gene Murphy, who passed away on January 8, 1994.
She was employed as a telephone operator for over 40 years at AT&T and after retirement, she worked part-time as a security officer dispatcher at Thiel College for 12 years.
She was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Greenville.
Donna enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren and will be remembered for her zest for life.
Donna is survived by two sons, Gary Murphy of Jamestown and Greg Murphy and his wife, Peggy of Hermitage; three sisters, Betty Bartlett of Springboro, Marilyn Sue Thomas of Lakewood, Colorado, Joyce Nichols of Manford, Oklahoma; three brothers, Dean Smock and his wife, Wilma of Conneautville, Virgil Smock and his wife, Kay of Springboro and Dennis Smock and his wife, Sharon of Reno, Nevada; five grandchildren, Tonya Murdock and her husband, Matt of Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, Brandon Murphy and his wife, Gretchen of Greenville, Casey Murphy of Hermitage, Sarah Murphy of Hermitage and Abbey Murphy of Hermitage and four great-grandchildren, Madison Murphy, Chase Murphy, Neil Murphy and Jacob Murdock.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and three sisters, Ora Lee Kress, Eleanor Laird and Erma Graff.
Calling hours will be Sunday, July 9, 2017 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 416 Liberty St. in Jamestown.
A funeral service will be held Monday, July 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Marshall Lillie, officiating.
Burial will be in Shenango Valley Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one’s choice.