Obituary of Francis Patrick Murphy
Francis P (Frank) Murphy passed away at his home in Port Charlotte, FL. on August 26, 2022. Born in Philadelphia, PA to John and Mary(Coyle) Murphy on Feb 1, 1933. Raised in Linwood, PA, he was a graduate of St. James High School in Chester, PA. He retired from Sun Oil Co in Marcus Hook, PA after 40 years of service. Upon retiring he moved from Aston, PA to Port Charlotte with his late wife Lois. Frank loved sports and played them in his youth. He was an excellent bowler and golfer. When he could no longer bowl he would be at the bowling alley cheering on all the friends he had made. He also loved going to flea markets, auctions and Goodwill Stores. He was a collector of many things. He was predeceased by his wife, Lois; parents, sister Mary Page and brother John Murphy. He is survived by 2 stepchildren, Maria Burns and Marty(Patti) Burns; 2 sisters, Nancy (Steve) Doran and Eileen Nigro; and dear friend, Mary Leland. He is also survived by 7 grandchildren with 1 due in Nov., 5 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild as well as many nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at St. Charles Borremeo Catholic Church, Port Charlotte, FL AT A FUTURE DATE. ***SERVICES FOR THIS FRIDAY HAVE BEEN CANCELED DUE TO THE IMPENDING WEATHER*** Burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to above church or St. Vincent dePaul Society.of Punta Gorda (http://www.svdppg.org/).
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