Edith M. Murphy, 88, of Minerva, died Tuesday, March 21, 2017, in Canterbury Villa in Alliance.
She was born Oct. 19, 1928, in Dennison to William and Agnes (Stewart) Severn. She retired from PCC Airfoils in Minerva where she was an X-Ray Technician for 34 years. She was a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Minerva, American Legion Aux. 357, VFW Aux. 4120 and the Minerva Eagles Aerie 2199. She graduated from Minerva High School in 1946 and Alliance Beauty School.
She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Richard Murphy whom she married Feb. 25, 1949; two sons, Michael Murphy of Minerva and Richard (Judy) Murphy of Marion; brother, Nick Severn of Canton; seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Marla Murphy; sister, Irene Richardson; and three brothers, Bill, Kenny and Forest "Jr." Severn.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held at a later date.
The Gotschall-Hutchison Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.