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Peter James Murphy

February 26, 1935 June 4, 2019
Peter James Murphy
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Obituary for Peter James Murphy

Peter James Murphy     
Of Arlington Heights 

Peter James Murphy was born February 26, 1935 in New London, Connecticut, to James and Faith (nee O’Neil) Murphy.  He died June 4, 2019 at Alexian Brothers Hospice in Elk Grove Village.   

Peter was the owner of Murphy Air Distribution, which developed into Hatchell and Associates where Peter stayed on as the Sales Manager.  Peter was a friend, mentor and advisor to many in the industry.  Murph was a fan of Notre Dame, The Saint Louis Cardinals, Jazz Music, and he could always be found enjoying a meal at his favorite hot spots.  His constant smile and jovial manner will be missed by all who knew him. 

Peter is survived by his daughters Kathleen Ritter and Jennifer (Geronimo) Cazares; his grandchildren Colleen (Ed) Koeberlein Matt Ritter, Bridgit Murphy Finnerty, Pierce McGetrick Finnerty, Finnley Claire Cazares and Paige Patricia Cazares; his brother Paul (late Claire) Murphy and by his dear friend Liz Gray. 

Peter is preceded in death by his wife Barbara J. (nee McGetrick) Murphy; his daughter Tricia Finnerty; his grandson Garrett James Finnerty and by his parents. 

Visitation Wednesday, June 12, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Road, (4 blocks south of Palatine Road) Arlington Heights and Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Our Lady of the Wayside, 440 S. Mitchell Ave., Arlington Heights, from 8:30 AM until the time of Mass at 9:30 AM.  Interment St. Michael the Archangel Cemetery.      

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to Gerry's Cafe, Brewing Opportunities, c/o Natalie Griffin, 1303 W. Watling Street, Arlington Heights, IL 60004.

Funeral information and condolences www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.


Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

12

Jun

5:00 PM 6/12/2019 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/12/2019 8:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home

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

Glueckert Funeral Home
1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd. Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Visitation

Thursday

13

Jun

8:30 AM 6/13/2019 8:30:00 AM - 9:30 AM 6/13/2019 9:30:00 AM
Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church

440 S. Mitchell
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church
440 S. Mitchell Arlington Heights 60005 IL
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

13

Jun

9:30 AM 6/13/2019 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 6/13/2019 10:30:00 AM
Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church

440 S. Mitchell
Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Our Lady of the Wayside Catholic Church
440 S. Mitchell Arlington Heights 60005 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Gerry's Cafe - Brewing Opportunities

1303 W. Watling Street
c/o Natalie Griffin
Arlington Heights, IL 60004
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