Tuesday, December 19th, 2006
Doris "Maxine" Murphy, 81, 522 Schunck Road, Celina, died at 6:15 a.m. Dec. 18, 2006, at her home.
She was born Feb. 24, 1925, in Randolph County, Ind., to Raymond and Blanche Wilt Manning. On Aug. 28, 1946, she married John F. Murphy, who survives.
Other survivors are two daughters, Rita (Ray) Feltz, Celina, and Teresa (Roger) Steinbrunner, St. Henry; a brother, William (Connie) Manning, Geneva, Ind.; five sisters, Louise Bosworth, Albany, Ind., Naomi Mann, Portland, Ind., Wanda (Bill) Pyle, Celina, Jean (Harold) Smith, Geneva, Nadine MacWhinney, Columbus; and seven grandchildren.
Deceased are three brothers, Merritt, Junior and Robert Manning; three sisters, Martha Eileen McCreery, Margaret Sims and an infant sister, Mary Evon Manning.
She was a homemaker and did babysitting in her home for many years. She attended school in Bryant, Ind., was a member of the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Celina, and its altar rosary society, and was a former Girl Scout of America leader in Celina.
Services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Richard Riedel officiating. Burial is at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.
Calling is 3-8 p.m. Friday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home, Celina.
Contributions can be made to the Immaculate Conception Education Endowment Fund or the donor's choice.