Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

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Alumni Obituaries

Charles Murphy

Charles E. Murphy, Jr. 81, of Indianapolis, IN, was born in Indianapolis to Charles and Ella (Perry) Murphy on November 8, 1926.Charles graduated from St. Joan of Arc, Cathedral High School, and Butler University, where he was a member of Sigma Chi fraternity. He courageously served in the U.S. Marine Corps during WWII. He was also an active member for the Knights of Columbus and Christ the King Catholic Church.Charles worked as a stock broker for 40 years. He is survived by his wife, Marie Kirby Murphy; daughter, Michele Murphy; son, Terry (Sally) Murphy; daughter, Margo (Ernest) Angelo; son, Tom (Sue) Murphy; daughter, Maureen (Bob) Ward; son, Todd Murphy; daughter, Molly (Scott) Kinnett; and eleven grandchildren. Charles is also survived by a sister, Suzanne Leo. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent Hospice, 8450 N. Payne Road, Indianapolis, IN 46268 or the Little Sisters of the Poor, 2345 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46260.