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Esther Murphy2

In Loving Memory

Murphy, Esther J.

June 8, 1930 - January 20, 2024

Saturday, January 20, 2024
Belove wife of the late William H. Murphy.  Loving mother of Michael (Pamela) Murphy, Daniel (Barb) Murphy and Susan (Jack) Crane.  Adoring grandmother of Bryan, Sean, Kyle, and Emma Murphy; dear sister of the late Marie (Clark) Papin, Lee (Roy) Russo, Charlie (Jo Ann) Faille, Nancy (Keith) Horneker, Mike “Talayna” Faille, and Joseph Faille.
A beloved mother, grandmother, dear Aunt, great-aunt, and friend, passed away on January 20, 2024. She leaves behind a legacy of love, laughter, and cherished memories. Esther’s life was centered around her deep love for family and friends, and her warm spirit touched the hearts of everyone who knew her.

A devoted mother, Esther found immense joy in spending time with her children and grandchildren. Family gatherings were a source of happiness for her, as she relished the laughter and warmth that filled those moments. Esther’s kitchen was a hub of love, where she took great pleasure in ensuring that everyone around her was well-fed. Her love for baking, especially cookies, was a delight to all.

Esther’s zest for life extended to the dance floor, where she found pure joy in dancing with Bill to the tunes of Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. The music she loved served as a soundtrack to the many joyful moments she shared with those around her.

A familiar face at the South County YMCA, Esther embraced the sense of community and friendship.

One of Esther’s most endearing qualities was her unique sense of humor.  Her spirit will live on in our hearts, and we will miss her dearly.

  Would like to thank all of the kindhearted caregivers during Esther’s time at The Grande at Laumeier Park for all their help and compassion.

Visitation at Kutis Affton Chapel 10151 Gravois Rd. 63123 on Wednesday, January 24 from 11:00 am. until Funeral Service time at 1:00 pm. Interment at Jefferson Barracks Nation Cemetery will be held in private.
May she rest in eternal peace. Celebration of Life luncheon at Seven Holy Founders Parish following service.


4 thoughts on “Murphy, Esther J.”

  1. You’re in our thoughts and prayers. So sorry for your loss but what a great long life! I remember her being at everyone of the boys’ baseball games. Sweet lady!

  2. We wish the entire family comfort and joy knowing she lived a life of joy, family, and laughter. I loved her infectious laugh!!! She ill be missed, and forever remembered.


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