Cold Spring formerly of St. Paul
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church, 324 Prior Ave. St. Paul, MN for Virginia Murphy, age 82, who died Thursday at the Assumption Nursing Home, Cold Spring. Burial will be in the Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota Heights.
Relatives and friends may call from 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the church.
Virginia was born in St. Paul, MN to James and Virginia (Murray) Murphy. Virginia was a computer programmer for the Veterans Administration in Mpls., MN until her retirement. She was also in the US Navy Reserves. Virginia was an avid bridge player and loved golf and taking care of her many pets. She was a member of Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church and an associate of the School Sisters of Notre Dame.
Survivors include her sister, Sally (Tom) Skahen of Cold Spring; brother, John (Elizabeth) Murphy of Fir Crest, WA; sister-in-law, Paula Goetzke, West St. Paul; many nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews
She was preceded in death by her parents; Sister Rita Duffy and brothers Thomas and Daniel Murphy.
Memorials are preferred to the School Sisters of Notre Dame.