OBIT­U­ARY

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David C. Mur­phy

David C. Mur­phy, 51, of Ne­wark, DE, passed away on Wed­nes­day, April 6, 2016.

A life­long Delawarean, David was born in Wilm­ing­ton on Nov. 8, 1964, and was the son of An­drew J. and Eleanor (Robb) Mur­phy. He was a grad­u­ate of the Univer­sity of Delaware, re­ceiv­ing both his un­der­grad­u­ate and master’s de­gree with hon­ors. David made his ca­reer as an ac­coun­tant with NAPA Auto Parts where he was em­ployed for a num­ber of years.

An avid sports fan, David en­joyed cheer­ing on the Philadel­phia Phillies each sea­son and was a UD Blue Hen’s sea­son ticket holder. He was a pas­sion­ate ex­er­cise and fit­ness en­thu­si­ast and a gym devo­tee. Ac­tive in his com­mu­nity, David gave of his time by vol­un­teer­ing for the City of Ne­wark. He adored spend­ing time with his fam­ily and friends and will be missed by all who knew him.

David was pre­ceded in death by his fa­ther, An­drew. He is sur­vived by his mother, Eleanor; sis­ters, Jane E. Ores­can (Jud) and Su­san L. DelPer­cio (David); and nieces and neph­ews, Adam and Paige Ores­can and Amy, An­drew and Sarah DelPer­cio.

A fu­neral ser­vice was held on April 13 at the Spicer-Mul­likin Fu­neral Home, 121 West Park Place, Ne­wark, DE. In­ter­ment was pri­vate.

In lieu of flow­ers, con­tri­bu­tions may be made to Faith­ful Friends, 12 Ger­may Drive, Wilm­ing­ton, DE 19804.

DAVID C. MUR­PHY

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