Delores Dee Murphy

Delores “Dee” C. Murphy age 76 of Collinsville, IL, born March 14, 1937 in Collinsville, IL, passed away at 3:05am on Friday May 17, 2013 at Saint Louis University Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Dee was a 1955 graduate of Collinsville High School.  She was retired after working at the former Libson Women’s Clothing Store and the former Evers Pharmacy in Collinsville for many years.

She was a member of St. John United Church of Christ in Collinsville.  In her younger years she enjoyed golfing, and has always enjoyed being with her family and grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents Dominic and Grace nee Sands Morietta, four brothers Joseph, John, Wilbert, and Earl Morietta, and one sister Margaret Zukosky.

She is survived by her husband Ray Murphy whom she married January 14, 1956, a son Ryan Murphy of Collinsville, a daughter Mary Kay (Mark) Burgess of Collinsville, two grandsons Adam (Gina) Burgess and Brant Burgess of Collinsville, and a sister-in-law Helen (Buddy) Turner of Lawton, OK, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4pm to 8pm Sunday May 19, 2013 at Barry Wilson Funeral Home 2800 North Center Street Maryville, IL.

Graveside services will be at 11am Monday May 20, 2013 at St. John Cemetery in Collinsville, IL with Pastor Katie Jo Fuller officiating.

Memorials may be made to St. John Home and Community Care 222 Goethe Avenue Collinsville, IL  62234

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