Carol Murphy

Obituary of Carol Ann Murphy

Coburg - Carol Ann Murphy passed away on March 2, 2023 at the age of 82, from age related causes.
Carol was born on March 30, 1940 in Salem, Oregon to Gerald and Marian Shorey. She was one of two children. She was predeceased in death by both of her parents and her son Duane Dean Murphy on July 3, 1968. Carol is survived by her loving husband Richard, her sons Craig and Neal (wife Julie), her grandchildren Amanda, Heather, Natalie, and Ryan, her great grandchildren Brooklyn, Liliana, Kylie, Lucas, Parker, and Maverick, her sister Sandra Oosterveen (husband Ernie), and three nieces, several cousins, and many loving friends.
Carol met her husband Richard through mutual friends when she was a senior at South Salem High School. They married on May 9, 1959 in Salem, Oregon. They moved to Eugene where their love and family grew together. She spent her life as a homemaker and was an amazing wife, mother, grandmother and the backbone of the family. There will be an intimate celebration of life for her closest family and friends to be announced in the future. 

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