Dorothy Murphy

Obituary of Dorothy Murphy

Dorothy Huber Murphy, 86, of Scranton, passed into eternal rest unexpectedly Friday at Geisinger Community Medical Center.  Her beloved husband James J., died June 23, 1975.

Born in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Casper and Mary Jane Griffiths Huber. 

She attended West Scranton High School. Later in life she was employed by Moses Taylor Hospital in their Central Services Department. She was a lifelong parishioner of St. Patrick's Church, Scranton. Her family especially her grandchildren were the center of her life. She enjoyed playing pinochle especially with her sisters. She was an excellent cook, baker and griller who will be sadly missed. Her family, especially her grandchildren were the center of her life.  She was an excellent cook, baker and griller, who will be deeply missed by her family.

Surviving are four children; Maureen Mancuso and husband, Tom, Archbald; Mariann Moran and husband, Jerry, Scranton; James J. Murphy and wife, Eleanor, Clarks Summit and Michele Moffat and husband, Stephen, Wrightstown, New Jersey; six grandchildren, James Patrick Murphy; Tommy and Caroline Mancuso; James Gerard Moran; and Maggie and Stephen Moffat; a sister, Margaret Shuba, Johnson City, New York; numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her siblings; Carl Huber, Mildred Thomas, Albert Huber, Ruth Odell, Elizabeth Maline, Robert Huber, Marian Heusner, June Green, Eleanor Thomas, toddler Walter David Huber and Walter William Huber.

Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend Dorothy's Funeral, Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. from The Semian Funeral Home, 704 Union St., Taylor followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 10 :00 a.m. in St. Patrick’s Church,  1403 Jackson St., Scranton.  Interment will follow in Abington Hills Cemetery.  Friends may call Tuesday 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions, in loving memory of Dorothy, may be made to St. Joseph’s Center, 2010 Adams Ave, Scranton 18509.