Gerald F. Murphy

Gerald F. Murphy, age 82, died surrounded by his loving family, on April 11, 2024. Survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Barbara (nee Zolkiewicz), and his daughters, Mary Rose McCaw (James), Linda McCarry (Michael), Susan (John Rosinski), and Amy Pohl (Eric). Pop was adored by his 9 grandchildren, Michele Reed (Matthew), Paul Hennessy, Michael McCarry (Jacqueline), Katelyn McCaw (Tyler), Sarah Lynch (Patrick), Emily McCaw, Ian McCaw, EJ Pohl & Owen Pohl, and 4 great-grandchildren Travis, Hannah, Dorothy and Grace.  Jerry worked for the Philadelphia Newspapers for 47 years and was a longtime member of the A.O.H. 87.  He was an avid golfer and enjoyed coordinating golf trips for his friends and family for over 30 years.  Jerry enjoyed lounging in his pool, summers at the shore and was a sweets connoisseur.  His true joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and was so very proud of all of them. All are invited to gather for a visitation and funeral  at Christ the King Church 3252 Chesterfield Rd on Tuesday, April 16th, from 9:00am to 11:00am followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00am.

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