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Mary Lou Murphy - 92

Palos Heights, Illinois

Mary Lou Murphy nee Lupo. Age 92. Palos Heights resident, formerly Mt Greenwood and Chicago’s Roseland Neighborhood. Graduate of St Anthony Grammar School and Fenger High School. Worked as a Crossing Guard in the Roseland Neighborhood and retired as a Secretary and Teacher Aide for the Chicago Public Schools. Wife for 47 years of the late Thomas J Murphy, Jr and 12 years of the late James Senerchia.  Mother of Thomas D. (Maria) Murphy, Mary Beth Murphy, William (Dawn) Meister, Michelle (Patrick) Cahill and the late Kathleen Murphy-Meister. Grandmother of Thomas Murphy, Michael (Alyssa) Murphy, Steven (Brittani) James, Alyssa James, Patrick James, Justin Meister, Rebecca (Bernard) Lee, Jeremy Meister, Claire Cahill, Connor Cahill, Patrick Cahill, and Daniel Cahill. Great grandmother of Kayla, Vincent, Emilia, Lillian and Michael. Great great grandmother of William Joseph. Daughter of the late Florence nee Giunta and former 9th Ward Alderman Dominic J Lupo. Sister of the Phyllis (late David) Losso and the late Anna Mae (late Bernard) Petkus, and Rita (late John) Takacs. Dearest aunt and friend of many. Visitation at Curley Funeral Home, 6116 W. 111th St., Chicago Ridge, IL Thursday 3:00 to 9:00 p.m.; Funeral Friday, 9:15 a.m. from funeral home to Queen of Martyrs Church 10233 S Central Park Ave, Evergreen Park, IL; Mass 10:00 a.m.; Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Alsip. For info: 708-422-2700 or

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