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Obituary for Dorothy K. Murphy

Dorothy K. Murphy
Of Arlington Heights

Dorothy Murphy (nee Karasinski) was born March 20, 1922 to Felix “Phil” and Julia (neeTomaschevitz) in, Chicago, Illinois and she died September 6, 2017. She is survived by her sister, Grace (Richard) Small.

Dorothy was a loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great-great grandmother. She was a passionate homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She has been a lifetime fan of the Chicago Cubs.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Patrick Murphy.

She was the mother of Philip (Gail) Murphy, the late Michael (Mary Jo) Murphy, Lawrence (Gerri) Murphy, Mary Ellen (Timothy) Hughes, and Thomas (Susan) Murphy; 21 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation Friday from 3:30 PM until 8:00 PM at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, (4 blocks south of Palatine Road) Arlington Heights. Prayers 8:45 AM, Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the funeral home, proceeding to Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church for Funeral Mass at 9:30 AM. Interment at Maryhill Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to: Chicago Special Olympics, <http://sochicago.org/>, SCC/Special Olympics Chicago, 541 N Fairbanks Court, Chicago, Illinois 60611, Lambs Farm, <https://3150.thankyou4caring.org/sslpage.aspx>, 14245 W. Rockland Road, Libertyville, IL 60048, Toys for Tots, <https://www.toysfortots.org/donate/mail-in-donation.aspx>, Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Drive Triangle, VA 22172, or NCH JourneyCare Hospice, 2050 Claire Court, Glenview, IL 60025-7635.
Funeral information and condolences www.GlueckertFH.com <http://www.glueckertfh.com/> or (847) 253-0168.


Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

8

Sep

3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Prayers

Saturday

9

Sep

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Mass

Saturday

9

Sep

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home

1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd.
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Cemetery Details

Location

Maryhill Cemetery

8600 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Niles, IL 60714


Memorial Contribution

Toys for Tots

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing
18251 Quantico Gateway Drive
Triangle, Virginia 22172

JourneyCare Foundation

2050 Claire Ct
Glenview, IL 60025

Special Olympics Chicago

541 N. Fairbanks Court
Chicago, Illinois 60611

Lamb's Farm

14245 W. Rockland Road
Libertyville, Illinois 60048
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