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Grace Agnes (Slavin) Murphy

January 15, 1922 ~ May 29, 2017 (age 95)
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Message from Dianne and Rick
June 13, 2017 9:20 AM

We will always remember Grace's contagious laugh and smiling face. Our memories of spending time with her at the beach will never fade: looking for sea shells, eating her special oyster crackers, fixing "half drinks", walking on the beach and listening to commentary about current events. She was an amazing wife, mother and friend and someone who will always be remembered with love. It is hard to forget someone who has given you so much to remember. We love you, Grace.
Message from Don Elseroad
June 7, 2017 6:46 AM

In recognition of Grace Agnes (Slavin) Murphy's Honorable Service in the United States Marine Corps, the members of the SSgt Walter F. 'Trae' Cohee III Detachment # 115, Salisbury, MD as of well as the members the Tri-Cities Detachment # 969, Gray, TN of the Marine Corps League would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude for her service to God, Country and Corps as well as our sincere condolences to her family.


Don Elseroad
Staff Sergeant USMC (Ret)
MCL Detachment # 115 & # 969
Message from Michael J. Murphy
July 12, 2017 9:49 AM

SSgt Elseroad,

Thank you for your kind note. My mother was a true Marine and loved the military. It was only fitting she died on Memorial Day.

Michael Murphy
Message from Peter and Maryam Garahan
June 6, 2017 8:58 PM

Mike and Mary and the Murphy and Poland families

Very sad at the loss of Grace as the last of the Slavin's.
We have many fond memories of times with her and all of you in Bethany.
Grace had the most pleasant attitude and always made us feel special.
She will be missed and remembered.
With our love

Peter, Maryam and Maneli

Message from Michael J. Murphy
July 12, 2017 9:47 AM


Thanks to you all for you kind note. You described Grace perfectly. Hope all is well with you.

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A candle was lit by Jackie Evans on June 5, 2017 11:10 AM
Message from Sandy Kennedy
June 4, 2017 1:42 PM

Mike - my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Message from Michael J. Murphy
July 12, 2017 9:43 AM


Thanks for you note concerning Grace's passing. Best to you.

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A candle was lit by Linda Kreisl on June 4, 2017 7:09 AM
Message from anouch
June 3, 2017 8:00 PM

Though I know that this is a difficult time for you, my hope is that you will be comforted from God's inspired word the Bible. John 5:28,29 and Revelation 21: 3,4 gives hope of a future resurrection and the complete elimination of death, pain and mourning. Under Jesus' kingdom rule we have this and much more to look forward to. Please accept my deepest condolences. For more scriptural encouragement please go to
Message from Paul & Francine
June 3, 2017 6:21 AM

While it is indeed sad that you are mourning the loss of your dear Grace, it saddens God more. In the days ahead, you will continue to reflect on seemingly small, yet precious memories. This is occurs especially when we experience the loss of someone loved. However, take confidence in knowing that just as you have memories, almighty God remembers too. The difference is, God can and will restore perfect life to those in His memory as explained in the faith strengthening video ** Please accept my condolences during this time of distress.
Message from Dorothy Nell Thomas
June 2, 2017 8:19 PM

My thoughts and prayers are with Michael, Mary, and all of Grace's family.
Message from Michael J. Murphy
July 12, 2017 9:45 AM

Thank you, Dorothy Nell.

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A candle was lit by Dorothy Nell Thomas on June 2, 2017 8:18 PM
Message from Amy Little
June 2, 2017 6:54 PM

I am sorry to hear about Grace. I met her through the garden club. She was so sweet and nice to a novice. I always enjoyed visiting with her at meetings. Mike, you and your family will be in our though and prayers.
Message from Michael J. Murphy
July 12, 2017 9:51 AM


Thank you for your kind words. She thought a lot of you as well.

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A candle was lit by Donna and Jim Belote on June 2, 2017 4:14 PM
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A candle was lit by Suzy Corson on June 2, 2017 3:46 PM
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