Dennis Murphy

DENNIS?MURPHY? Dennis Murphy, 70, of La Grange, suddenly, June 12, 2013, as a result of a boating accident near Nazareth, PA. Beloved husband of 44 years to Deborah nee Lask; loving father of Kristin Murphy and Laura Ferri (James); dear grandfather of Samuel, Thomas and Lucy Ferri; devoted brother-in-law to Barbara (Don) Niemann. Born April 10, 1943, in Elkhart, IN, Dennis received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University, IN, and an MBA from Northwestern University. He was a senior staff accountant for Commonwealth Edison. After retirement, he found joy in substitute teaching at Avery Coonley School, Downers Grove, and at Lyons Township High School, La Grange. A man of boundless energy, Dennis was an avid golfer and served on the board of directors of Ruth Lake Country Club, Hinsdale. He was a board member of The Fairway Club, La Grange, where he lived. Dennis loved Purdue and Duke Basketball, fishing, the outdoors and taking care of others. Visitation: 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison St., Willowbrook- 630-325-2300. Funeral: 10 a.m. Wednesday, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 139 E. First St., Hinsdale. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Dennis Murphy Memorial Scholarship Fund at The Avery Coonley School.

Funeral Home

Adolf Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ltd.
7000 South Madison Street Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 325-2300

Published in Suburban Life Publications on June 18, 2013