GERALD F. MURPHY, age 82, of Lombard,

Written by Brust Funeral Home on June 13th, 2011

GERALD F. MURPHY, age 82, of Lombard, Korean War Veteran, Retired Lieutenant Chicago Fire Department, died June 13 at his home.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, June 15 from 3 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

Funeral Service will be held Thursday, June 16 at 11:00 AM at Brust Funeral Home.

Interment will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois.

Mr. Murphy is survived by his wife, Joann M., nee Hosler; four children, Debra A. (Thomas A.) Larson of Lombard, Jeffery M. (Charlotte) of Burr Ridge, Kathleen M. (Denis) Denz of Lombard, and Thomas N. (Erin) of Minnesota; 11 grandchildren, Nick, Paul, Sarah, Kelly, Caitlin, Tatiana, Austin, Alexis Dylan, Samantha, and Cecilia; his best pal, Nautica; many nieces, nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

Mr. Murphy is preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, and his sister.

 

Mr. Murphy was a resident of Lombard 19 years.  He was a Veteran having served in the Korean War.  Mr. Murphy had retired as Lieutenant after 36 years on the Chicago Fire Department.  He currently drove a School Bus for Timothy Christian School.

Memorials for the wishes of the family appreciated.

Arrangements made by Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard. More info. 888-629-0094

 

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