Francis Xavier Murphy, fortified with the sacraments of Holy Mother the Church, died peacefully Dec. 15, 2012. Preceded in death by his beloved wife Joan (Keegan). Surrounded by his loving daughters Joan (Steve) Wolken, Ann (John) Ryan , Jean (Sheldon) Glass and son Paul (Sherri) Murphy. Lovingly remembered and cherished by his thirteen grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. Funeral services are private. Interment in Calvary Cemetery.
Our family would like to thank the dedicated healthcare workers at St. Luke’s hospital and the support of the nursing caregivers at the Bethesda Rehabilitation Center. We are so very grateful for the care provided our loving patriarch on this journey. We would also like to thank our family and friends for their support during this time. Memorial donations to The Missouri Children’s Burn Camp Support Group, 11710 Administration Drive, Suite 2B, St. Louis, Mo, 63146 are appreciated. www.kriegshausermortuary.com.