Joseph ‘Joe’ Martin Murphy, age 57, of Lombard, died July 27, 2022.
Joe was the dear brother of Lori Murphy (Barry Smith) of Geneva, IL, Maureen Murphy of Villa Park, IL and Mark Murphy of Mississippi; dear uncle of William ‘Bill’ (Michelle) Sands of Wisconsin, Katherine ‘Katie’ Sands of Chicago, IL, Helen Burnett of Louisiana, Grady Burnett of Texas and Emma Joy Burnett of Villa Park, IL; dear great-uncle to Cecilia Cynthia Sands. Joe was predeceased by his parents, Hugh and Doris Murphy nee Svehla.
Joe loved nature, animals, old cars and the Chicago Bears. He loved his family especially his niece, nephew and great niece. Joe felt most at peace when he was in nature, he especially loved his trips to Wisconsin and he loved talking to everyone.
Memorial Gathering will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, from 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 S. Main Street, Lombard. There will be a Memorial Service at 4:00 PM. Private interment.
The family would like to thank those that helped Joe through his journey of life, you know who you are, may many blessings come your way.
In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Joe can be made to DuPage County Animal Shelter, 120 N. County Farm Rd., Wheaton, IL 60187.
Info www.brustfuneralhome.com or 888-629-0094.
DuPage Animal Friends, 120 N County Farm Road, Wheaton, IL
120 N. County Farm Road, Wheaton IL 60187