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M. A. Pat Murphy, Age :86

Mar 09,1931---Dec 01,2017

M.A. Pat Murphy, 86, passed away on December 1, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. The Rosary will be prayed on Wednesday, December 6th at 4:30 pm with a visitation immediately following until 7:00 pm at Church of the Ascension, 9510 West 127th Street, Overland Park, KS. Mass of Christian Burial will be at Church of the Ascension on Thursday, December 7th at 10:00 am. Private burial in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Pat was born on March 9, 1931 to Al and Genevieve (Doyle) Murphy in Kansas City, MO. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving with the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team. He was preceded in death by his wife Betty and his sisters Margaret Higgins, Mary Froeschl and Jean Estelle Murphy. His parents, grandparents and a host of other old people also preceded him in death. Pat worked for Gerry Optical Company for over 60 years, serving as president and owner. He had been a member of the Rotary Club 13, the Knights of Columbus, Milburn Country Club, and Shadow Glen Golf Club. He graduated from Rockhurst High School and attended Rockhurst College before entering the service. After he returned from the military, he studied optics in Rochester Minn., where he met his wife. He is survived by his son Matt Murphy and wife Laura of Overland Park, KS; grandchildren Steven and wife Kelly and great grandchild Sawyer; Patrick and wife Erin; and Katie Murphy. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to Rockhurst High School or to the Church of the Ascension.

Additional Service:
Rosary
Location:
Church of the Ascension
Address:
9510 W. 127th St.
City:
Overland Park
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66213
Date of Service:
Dec 06 ,2017
Time of Service:
4:30 PM
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Visitation
Location:
Church of the Ascension
Address:
9510 W. 127th St.
City:
Overland Park
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66213
Date of Service:
Dec 06 ,2017
Time of Service:
4:45 PM
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Funeral Mass
Location:
Church of the Ascension
Address:
9510 W. 127th St.
City:
Overland Park
State:
Kansas
Zip Code:
66213
Date of Service:
Dec 07 ,2017
Time of Service:
10:00 AM
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No Additional Information Added
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