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Lois J. MurphyLois J. Murphy, 87, of Butler, PA, formerly of Rimersburg, PA, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018, at Butler Memorial Hospital.
She was born November 28, 1930, in Seybertown, Armstrong Co., PA, the daughter of Willis and Laura (Wiant) Seybert.
Lois formerly worked in the accounting department at Clarion Hospital and then was employed in accounting for the Clarion County Office of Aging for 20 years, retiring in 2000. She was an active member of Faith Fellowship Alliance Church in Butler and was a deaconess for many years. Reading and solving crossword, jigsaw and Sudoku puzzles were her favorite hobbies, and her family was very important to her. Lois was very patient and thoughtful, and will be remembered for being a loving, sweet person who treasured family, people and animals.
Her memory will be cherished by her sons, Denny Murphy and wife, Stacey, of Sligo, James Murphy and wife, Terri, of Rimersburg, and David Murphy and wife, Bambi, of Kittanning; daughters, Sharon Murphy Brown, of Butler, Pat Murphy Potter, of Butler, Laurie Bowser and husband, Aaron, of Rimersburg, and Michele Renwick and husband, Kevin, of Butler; 22 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and sister, Sara Vogenberger, of Fayetteville, NC.
Lois was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Winfield Connell Murphy, whom she married November 19, 1949 and who died May 15, 2007; sister, Harriet Haugh; and one infant brother.
The family will receive friends from 5-8 PM on Saturday, November 24, 2018, at Bauer-Hillis Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 758 Main St., Rimersburg, PA.
Additional visitation will be from 1:30 PM until the time of funeral services at 2:30 PM on Sunday, November 25, 2018, at Faith Fellowship Alliance Church, 200 Faith Way, Butler, PA, with the Rev. Richard Jenks officiating.
Interment will be in Rimersburg Cemetery, Rimersburg, PA.
Contributions can be made in Lois' honor to Faith Fellowship Alliance Church, 200 Faith Way, Butler, PA 16001, or Stray Solutions Animal Rescue, 117 Braethorn Dr., Butler, PA 16001.
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