Eleonore S. (Koziol) Murphy
October 20, 1930 - March 10, 2019
Eleonore S. (Koziol) Murphy, age 88, of Millsboro, DE, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2019.
Born in Philadelphia, PA on October 20, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Thomas and Victoria (Burrek) Koziol. Eleonore graduated from Chester HS and went on to work for Scott Paper in Chester, retiring after 42 years of dedicated service.
A sense of adventure, Eleonore loved amusement parks with her family. Going to parades and festivals was her passion and she enjoyed bingo and going to casinos. Family gatherings were an important part of her life. Eleonore took pride in her home and it was always spotless. Her fondest memories were made at the beach with her family.
In addition to her parents, Eleonore was preceded in death by her husband, William J. Murphy and son, James Murphy. She is survived by her sons, Joseph Murphy of Millsboro, John Murphy (Diane) of Brookhaven, PA and David Murphy (Lynn) of Elkton, MD; daughter-in-law, Linda Murphy; brother, Herbert Koziol (Margaret) of Upland, PA; 7 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; and 1 great great grandchild.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 8 am until 10 am on Friday, March 15, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 10 am. Interment will follow in Lawn Croft Cemetery, 1000 West Ridge Rd, Marcus Hook, PA.