Wednesday, 21 August 2013 00:00Louise Claire Murphy of Lakewood, NJ, age 89, died peacefully on July 27, 2013. She is predeceased by her husband, Harry E. Murphy, and leaves behind four children: Thomas, Gregory, and Philip Murphy and Cathy Sabine, raised in Garden City, NY and Ridgewood, NJ.
Louise was the beloved grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of three.
She was employed by and volunteered at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood, NJ for over 25 years and was also an accomplished bridge player.
A resident of Mahwah, NJ for over 20 years and longtime member of High Mountain Golf Club in Franklin Lakes, NJ, she was an avid golfer.
A viewing was held at D’Elia Funeral Home, Rte. 70 & Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1.
Funeral services were held at S. Mary of the Lake Church in Lakewood, NJ at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 2.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Valley Hospital Foundation (memo: The Breast Center), at 223 N. Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450.