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Mary Josephine Murphy

Published: Friday, June 14, 2013 7:50 a.m. CDT

REDDICK, Ill. — Mrs. Mary Josephine "Jo" Murphy, 91, of Reddick, Ill., passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at her home.

Born July 6, 1921 in Dwight, Ill., Josephine was the daughter of Leo A. and Margaret Roche Murphy. She attended Reddick High School and was also a resident of Campus for many years.

She is survived by many cousins and friends.

Jo was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Reddick, and was on their Council of Catholic Women. She was a member of the Reddick Lionesses.

She loved spending time with family, friends and people she was associated with while working at Montgomery Wards in Kankakee. Jo enjoyed gardening, travel and the Catholic Daughters.

Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7pm  Monday, June 17 at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m Tuesday, June 18 at St. Mary's Catholic Church, Reddick. Father Richard Kolstelz will officiate.

Burial will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Campus.

Memorials may be made to St. Mary's Catholic Church , Reddick or the Reddick Lionesses. Condolences may be sent online at www.hagermemorial.com.

Hager Memorial Home, 201 W. Mazon Ave., Dwight, is in charge of arrangements. For more information, call (815) 584-2666 or visit the website www.hagermemorial.com.

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