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Joseph Lee "Murph" Murphy

December 12, 1941 September 26, 2019
Joseph  Lee "Murph" Murphy
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Obituary for Joseph Lee "Murph" Murphy

Joseph Lee Murphy 77, aka “Murph” of Oak Park, at rest September 26, 2019. Loving husband of Marcheta (Keta) nee Shilling, for 56 years. Dear father of Michael (Dora), Kerry (Tom) Kolzow, Tim and Katie. Beloved Papa of Sean, Chelsea (Brett) Clausen, Ryan (fiancée, Alyssa), Kevin Murphy; Kelly, Abby (Mike) Cioffi, Tommy and Michael Kolzow; Megan and Tim Murphy. Brother of Tom (Lillian) and the late Patrick; Brother-in-law of Gary(Molly) Shilling. Visitation Thursday, 3:00pm - 8:00pm at Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home 7319 W. Madison St., Forest Park, IL. Friends of the family to meet Friday 10:15am at St. Giles Church 1045 Columbian Ave., Oak Park, where Mass will be held at 10:30am. Interment private. Memorials to Parkinson's Association (, appreciated. Info. 708-366-2200 or

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3:00 PM 10/3/2019 3:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/3/2019 8:00:00 PM
Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home

7319 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130

Zimmerman-Harnett Funeral Home
7319 Madison Street Forest Park 60130 IL
United States

Mass of the Christian Burial




10:30 AM 10/4/2019 10:30:00 AM
St. Giles Catholic Church

1045 Columbian St.
Oak Park, IL 60302

Friends of the family to meet 10:15am at St. Giles Church.

St. Giles Catholic Church
1045 Columbian St. Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

American Parkinson Disease Association

2050 Pfingsten Road
Suite 127
Glenview, Illinois 60026-1391

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