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Jane F Murphy

November 25, 1923 ~ August 18, 2020 (age 96)


Jane Florence (Frankenstein) Murphy, 96, of Pottsville, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020 at The Gardens at York Terrace.

Born November 25, 1923 in Pottsville, she was the daughter of the late William and Eleanor (Edden) Frankenstein.

She was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Pottsville and was a Pottsville High School graduate.

Jane was a homemaker and devoted mother to her six children. She was dearly loved by her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Earl J. Murphy; son, David Murphy; son-in-law, Daniel Baskin; brothers, William Frankenstein and Joseph Frantz; sisters, Eleanor Melinchock, Hazel Ackalusky, and Estelle Madara.

She is survived by sons, Steven and Kevin Murphy; daughters, Karen Baskin, Janice wife of Jay Johnston, and Michele wife of Richard Fries; sisters Marie Caruano and Ruth Smigo; nine grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

A private funeral service will be held at Schlitzer Allen Pugh Funeral Home, 515 W. Market St., Pottsville. Interment will be held in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Hillside.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to St. Patrick’s Parish, 319 Mahantongo St., Pottsville, PA 17901.


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