Brian L. Murphy, Sr., 51, of 282 Hickernell Rd., Fombell passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, March 23, 2014 at his residence.
Brian was born on May 16, 1962 in New Castle to the late Lou Murphy and Fayetta Diaz Murphy of Enon Valley. Brian graduated from Mohawk High School in 1980 and holds the School’s Track Record for the One Mile Run with a time of 4:16. He had worked at Armstrong Industries in Beaver Falls for seventeen years as a foreman. Brian had played Semi-Pro Football, and Softball in the Ellwood City Men’s Softball League. He loved animals, weight lifting, and was an all around handyman.
Brian is survived by his mother, his wife Tina Suisi Murphy whom he married on February 14, 1987, his daughter, Leah Murphy of Fombell, his two sons, Brian L. (Taylor) Murphy, Jr. of Edinburg, and A.J. Murphy of Fombell. He is also survived by his four brothers, Wayne (Melody) Murphy of Huntsville, AL, David (Georgeanne) Murphy of East Palestine, OH, Gary (Denise) Murphy of Bessemer, and Jeff Murphy, his father and mother-in-law, Lou (Gayle) Suisi of New Castle, and his mother-in-law, Lynda Annarumo of Ellwood City.
He was preceded in death by his father, and his father-in-law, Nick Annarumo.
Visitation will be held on Friday from 2-4 pm in the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home, Inc..
Services for Brian will be held on Friday at 4:00 pm in the Funeral Home with Rev. Frederiok Gilbert officiating. Entombment will be at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Holy Redeemer Mausoleum.
The family requests you view the obituary and sign the guestbook at http://www.teolisfuneralhome.com/