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. http://www.averycoonley.org/donations/

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