Fergus Murphy

Murphy- On Saturday August 25, 2012, Fergus Joseph Murphy passed away at the age of 73 years with his family by his side. Beloved husband of 47 years to Rita (nee Kraan). Loving father of Raymond (Shelley) Murphy, Ron (Karen) Murphy, Randy Murphy, Melanie (Shawn) Allen and Richard (Elizabeth) Murphy. Dear grandfather of Kyle, Tyler, Emma, Ryan, Stephanie, Lauren, Chelsea, Noah, Ava, Christi, Jessie and Ross. Ferg was the oldest of five. Born in Lindsay, Ontario he was the son of the late Basil and Anna Murphy. He was the brother of the late Patrick Murphy (1992) and is survived by; his sisters, Eileen Murphy (Harold), Sheila Corneil (Don) and Rita Woodley (Richard). He will be fondly remembered by 5 sisters-in-law, 5 brothers-in-law and their spouses. Ferg moved to Mooretown in 1969 to become a valued member of the community. His knack for making repairs with very little to work with earned him a special place in many hearts. His love for people and a keen sense of humour enabled him to overcome any hardship and give back to his community. Ferg will be missed, loved and remembered by many. Friends will be received at the Knight Funeral Home 588 St. Clair Parkway, Corunna on Tuesday August 28, 2012 from 2-4 &7-9 p.m. where prayers will be offered at 7:30 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Fr. Jan Pochwala at St. Joseph’s Church, Corunna on Wednesday August 29, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Corunna. In lieu of flowers sympathy may be expressed through memorial donations to Windsor/Essex Therapeutic Riding Association, Childrens Bridge-Ottawa or to the Make A Wish Foundation. Messages and condolences may be left online @ www.knightfuneralhome.ca Knight 519-862-2845.

Visitation Information

Tuesday August 28, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Prayers will offered at 7:30 p.m.


Windsor/Essex Therapeutic Riding Association, Childrens Bridge-Ottawa or Make A Wish Foundation

Funeral Date

Funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Wednesday from St. Joseph's Church, Corunna

3 thoughts on “Fergus Murphy”

  1. Very sad to hear of your loss Rita. I know what your going through so if you need anything please call. Will be thinking of you. Gayle

  2. Lisa Highfield (Strong)

    Dear Rita and kids,

    It was with deep sadness that I learned of Fergies’ passing. My thoughts an prayers go out to all of you. I have fond memories of Fergie helping our family – whether it be tinkering with a vehicle or towing a boat, or plowing a driveway. – brings a smile to my face. My deepest sympathy to all of you during this time. – Sending you warm thoughts and prayers.

    Take care and hold each other close.


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