Calling Hours:
Sunday, July 9, 2017, 4:00-7:00pm
Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA

Funeral Service:
Monday, July 10, 2017, 11:00am
Loutzenhiser-Randall Funeral Home and Cremation
Services, 416 Liberty St., Jamestown, PA
Rev. Marshall Lillie, officiating

Burial will be in Shenango Valley Cemetery

Donna S. Murphy, age 85, of Murphy Rd., Jamestown, passed away Monday July 3, 2017, at Vibra Hospital, Boardman, OH.

She was born in Geneva, PA on August 2, 1931 a daughter of Virgil and Gladys (Williams) Smock.  She was a 1949 graduate of Conneaut Valley High School.

On August 18, 1950 Donna married Gene Murphy, who passed away January 8, 1994. She was employed as a telephone operator for over 40 years at AT&T, and after retirement she worked part-time as a security officer dispatcher at Thiel College for 12 years.

She was a member of First Presbyterian Church, Greenville. Donna enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren and will be remembered for her zest for life.

Donna is survived by two sons, Gary Murphy of Jamestown, and Greg Murphy and his wife Peggy of Hermitage; three sisters, Betty Bartlett of Springboro, Marilyn Sue Thomas of Lakewood, CO, Joyce Nichols of Manford, OK; three brothers, Dean Smock and his wife Wilma of Conneautville, Virgil Smock and his wife Kay of Springboro, Dennis Smock and his wife Sharon of Reno, NV; five grandchildren, Tonya Murdock and her husband Matt of Ellwood City, PA, Brandon Murphy and his wife Gretchen of Greenville, Casey Murphy of Hermitage, Sarah Murphy of Hermitage, Abbey Murphy of Hermitage; four great grandchildren, Madison Murphy, Chase Murphy, Neil Murphy, and Jacob Murdock. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and three sisters: Ora Lee Kress, Eleanor Laird, and Erma Graff.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.



  1. Marilyn Sue Thomas/ Denver,CO Marilyn Sue Thomas/ Denver,CO
    July 6, 2017    

    Dear Gary, Greg, and families. A beautiful lady in appearance and spirit now gracing the streets of heaven, having been welcomed by our Lord Jesus, your Dad, and all our loved ones and friends! What a precious hope to see her again one day. In the mean time my love, prayers, and comfort from God to help each of you through this time of loss.

    I have missed her these last weeks as we called each other almost daily, she was my prayer partner and encourager. She kept me up to speed with family news and texting grandkids pictures, which I so loved, gave me the lowdown on some politics too!! A gracious lady in all respects, a gracious lady indeed! She will be missed by so many of us who knew and loved her. My sweet sister Donna Rae, comforting to know we will see her again.

  2. Tracy Allen/Bradenton FL Tracy Allen/Bradenton FL
    July 8, 2017    

    To Gary, Greg and family, please accept my sincerest condolences. I was so sad to hear of your Moms passing. I have such fond memories of both your Mother and your Father when I was growing up. Donna was my Mother, Loretta’s very best friend. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with your entire family. May she rest in eternal peace.

  3. Linda G. Linda G.
    July 9, 2017    

    Tonya and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Thank you for sharing so many special photos and memories. It is a lovely tribute that makes me wish I knew her!
    You are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
    You have my deepest sympathy.

  4. Don and Janet Eakman Don and Janet Eakman
    July 9, 2017    

    To Donna’s family, our sympathy and prayers at this difficult time.
    Janet worked with Donna at the Bell telephone switchboard, a long time ago.

  5. Ron & Loretta Heede Ron & Loretta Heede
    July 10, 2017    

    Gary, Gregg and Families,
    Please know we are thinking of you with love and prayers. Donna was a beautiful lady and her faith showed through her always. She was a true Christian and an inspiration to everyone. She was my very best Friend ever, who I will miss terribly. One who always made you laugh and have fun. She cherished her family and has been through more than most others could ever endure. We hope you will have some comfort, knowing she is an angel in heaven now.

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