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Elizabeth Murphy

February 1, 1935 ~ May 8, 2021 (age 86)


Elizabeth “Betty” N. Murphy, 86, passed away at Sunrise Assisted Living of Lincroft in Middletown on May 8, 2021.

She was born in Red Bank to the late Fredrick F. and Helen (Mawhinney) Farwell and she was a lifelong resident of Rumson before moving to Middletown.

Betty loved domestic life and enjoyed cooking, crocheting and gardening, but more than anything, her family.

She is predeceased by her parents; her husband, William R. Murphy; her son, William R. “Dobber” Murphy III; her grandson, Travis J. Sherman and both of her brothers: Fredrick F. “Fritz” Farwell and Robert S. Farwell.

Surviving are her daughters: Bambi L. Lombardy (Francis) of Middletown and Marie Marrazzo (Jeffrey) of Red Bank; her daughter in law, Nilsa Samol, her brother, James Farwell (Jill) of Toms River; five grandchildren: Jesse Sherman, Rebecca Sherman (Darius Fardella), Meredith Marrazzo (Ryan Hart), Emilie Marrazzo (Zachary Humbert) and Meriah Murphy (Connor Schembor); four great grandchildren: Benjamin Corbet, Cole Graf, Nikolas “Niko” Marrazzo and Mikel Hart as well as her cats, Simon and Otis.

All arrangements are private and under the direction of the John E. Day Funeral Home 85 Riverside Avenue Red Bank, NJ 07701.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent in Betty’s memory to the Oceanic Hook and Ladder Fire Company 25 West River Road Rumson, NJ 07760.

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