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Margaret H. Murphy

June 18, 1942 — August 18, 2023

Margaret H. Murphy

Margaret H. “Peg” (Schroeder) Murphy, age 81, of Medina, entered into rest on Friday, August 18, 2023 with her devoted husband, David at her side.

Born in Lockport, NY on June 18, 1942, Peg was the daughter of the late Edwin and Margaret (Heckler) James. She was raised in Lyndonville and moved to Shelby after her marriage to her former husband, Charles Schroeder. Peg then lived in Albion while working for Thomas J. Lipton Co. and Ontario Foods for over 30 years. She went on to work for Associated Brands in Medina as a shift supervisor, where she would eventually retire from. On July 2, 1994 she married David C. Murphy and the couple resided in Batavia until their retirement. In 2010 they moved to Medina. Peg enjoyed scrapbooking, baking and gardening. She and David both had a keen interest in family genealogy.

Peg came from a family of ten children, Ruth (Roy) Dunn, Kathleen (Glen) Klix, Mary (Kenneth) Ostrander, Esther (Richard) Meyers, George (Eleanor) James, Charles “Jess” (Evelyn) James, William (Betty) James, Edwin (Kalene) James, Gerald (Peggy) James. She is survived by her three children, Cindy Schroeder, Mary Valdes and Lee Schroeder (Shelby Antonucci); two grandchildren, Charlie Valdes and Vanessa (Brian) Hickman; two great-grandchildren, Lexi Valdes and Leilani Hickman; three step-children, Tina (Rusty) Bergerson, Eric Murphy and Tammy Murphy (Jacob Horn); and two step-grandchildren, Anna Kuepker and Ian Kuepker.

Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 24 at 11:00 A.M. Holy Trinity Parish, St. Mary’s Church, 211 Eagle St., Medina. A luncheon will follow and interment will take place at Maple Lawn Cemetery, Elba at 2:00 P.M. Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina.

Memorials may be made to Holy Trinity Parish (address above) or to the Medina Railroad Museum, 530 West Ave., Medina, NY 14103.

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Mass of Christian Burial

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Holy Trinity Parish- St. Mary's Church

211 Eagle St, Medina, NY 14103

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Interment

Thursday, August 24, 2023

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

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