John A. Murphy

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Passed away at home surrounded by his family Sunday February 2, 2014. Age 33 years. John Anthony Murphy was born February 26, 1980 in Saginaw to John Lawrence and Mary J. (Kwiatkowski) Murphy. They survive him. He married Jennifer Lentner May 12, 2007. She survives him. John was employed by Merrill Fabricating in Alma. He was an avid trophy-winning bowler and loved to cook. Surviving besides his parents and wife are three children; Brayden, Walker, and Ryan, two sisters; Sara (Nate) Cupp, Nicole (Alan) Avila, grandparents Lawrence and Carol Murphy, nieces and nephews, his dog Charlie, and many other loving family members and friends. John was predeceased by his grandparents Tony and Audrey Kanuszewski, and his uncle Patrick Murphy.Funeral service will take place 11AM Thursday, February 6, 2014 at the Reitz Herzberg Funeral Home, 1550 S. Midland Road (S. M-47). Rev. James Krueger will officiate with interment to follow at St. Andrews Cemetery. Friends are welcome to gather with the family at the funeral home on Wednesday February 5, 2014 from 1PM to 8PM, and on Thursday one hour before the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings are suggested to the discretion of the Murphy family. To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of John Murphy, please visit our Tribute Store.

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