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Carolyn J. Murphy

April 22, 1948 ~ October 19, 2023 (age 75) 75 Years Old

Carolyn Murphy Obituary

Carolyn J. Murphy

Age 75, of East Sparta, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2023.  She was born April 22, 1948 in Bethesda, OH, a daughter of the late Charles and Mildred (Ames) Carpenter, and had been an East Sparta resident 53 years.  Carolyn was a 1966 graduate of Union Local High School.  She was a former employee of the Multi-County Detention Center, where she was a Youth Leader.  She also had worked at McDade’s Market in East Sparta.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Jill R. Thomas, four sisters and three brothers.  Carolyn is survived by her husband, David D. Murphy, with whom she celebrated their 57th Wedding Anniversary on April 8th; her daughter, Michelle (Shawn) Forester; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren, Christopher (Britt) Wiersteiner, and children, Harper and Cameron, Nicole Wiersteiner, and her son, Jameson, Kyle Huston, and Kayleigh Forester; and her Goddaughter, Devonne Muldowney.

Services will be held Tuesday at 10 a.m. in the Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home in Magnolia with Rev. Brett Hughes officiating.  Friends may call Monday 5-7 p.m. Interment will be in Ebeneezer Cemetery in Bethesda, OH.  Condolences may be sent to:

Gordon (330) 866-9425

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October 23, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home
266 N. Main St.
Magnolia, OH 44643

Funeral Service
October 24, 2023

10:00 AM
Finefrock-Gordon Funeral Home
266 N. Main St.
Magnolia, OH 44643


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