Harry Franklin Murphy Jr. of Horsham passed away Monday, February 18, 2019 at his home. He was 77 years young and was the beloved husband of Florence who passed on February 1, 2019.
Born in Philadelphia to the late Harry and Ida Murphy, he is preceded in death by his wife Florence, twin brother Albert Murphy and niece Kimberly Murphy. Harry is survived by his 3 children: Walter (Heather) Murphy of Bedminster, Lauren (Christopher) Hughes of Horsham and Charlotte (Zachary) Ofsharick of Conshohocken. Harry adored his 7 grandchildren; Erika Murphy and Justin O’Keefe, Calum, Nathanael and Claire Hughes, Jackson and Conor Ofsharick and nieces Susan Cunningham, Alexandra March and nephew Benjamin Frazer.
Harry graduated from Lincoln High School in Philadelphia in 1959 and Temple University in 1963. He entered the United States Army and proudly served from 1963 to 1965. Harry continued his education, receiving his Master of Science in Taxation in 1986 from Widener University.
He was passionate about work and spent the last 54 years working as an accountant.
Harry was a long time member of Supplee Memorial Presbyterian Church and served as treasurer for many years. He enjoyed living in his 1860’s farm house where he admired his beloved animals which included goats, horses, cats and his favorite, collie dogs. Harry loved spending time with his children and grandchildren and always enjoyed a good family party.
Harry will be remembered for his dry sense of humor and deeply missed by his family and friends.
Family and Friends may call on Friday, February 22, 2019 at Supplee Memorial Presbyterian Church, 855 E. Welsh Road, Maple Glen, PA 19002 from 9:30 to 11a.m. with a memorial service to follow at 11a.m. Interment will be held privately at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, a donation to the National Military Family Association: firstname.lastname@example.org would be appreciated.
Arrangements by Shaeff-Myers Funeral Home
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