Gervase R. (George) Murphy, 95, of Orwigsburg, died Monday, September 28th, at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg. George was born in Minersville, on July 22, 1925, a son of the late Laura (Kessler) and Gervase Murphy. He was the widower of Mildred F. (Mealing) Murphy. George was the Owner & Operator of Murphy Trucking Co., Orwigsburg. He was a social member of the Friendship Hose Company.
George is survived by his daughter, Cynthia Ann, wife of Steve Strause, three sons Richard (Rick), Thomas and Jeffrey Murphy, eight grandchildren are Becky Eckert, Kelley Moyer, Jessica OConnell, Ryan Murphy, Randi Ellex, Kyle Rudloff, Jeremy Murphy, and Katie Murphy, nine great grandchildren and one due in October and two step great grandchildren.
George is also survived by two sisters, Joan Murphy and Shirley Polster
He was predeceased by his son David Murphy and his brothers Russell, Francis & Earl Murphy.
A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, October 2nd at Hamilton - Breiner Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc. in Orwigsburg, with Rev. Michael Petresky officiating. There will be a Memorial Gathering from 9:30 AM until time of Service.
Interment services will follow in Kimmels Cemetery Orwigsburg.
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