Elaine Murphy

Obituary of Elaine S. Murphy

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Elaine S. Murphy, age 103, died on August 15, 2022, peacefully at home in Chapel Hill, NC.  Elaine was born in Lloyd, NY on July 26, 1919 to the late Karl and Gladys Weston.  She grew up in Highland, NY where she graduated from Highland High School.  She was married to David J. Murphy in 1936.  They had one son, Karl M. Murphy Sr.  Elaine was preceded in death by both her husband in 1998, her son in 1919 and a brother, William K. Weston, in 2018.

She worked as a bank teller at the First National Bank of Highland for twenty-six years, retiring in 1990.  Elaine was a lifetime member of the American Legion Auxillary of Highland, a member of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas and a lifetime charter member of the World War II Memorial Society.  

Elaine is survived by her daughter-in-law, Elsa Murphy, a grandson, Karl M. Murphy, Jr., both of Chapel Hill, NC, a great-granddaughter, Maya Murphy, and a great-grandson, Ryan Murphy also of Chapel Hill, NC.  She is also survived by two sisters-in-law, Louise Weston of New Paitz, NY, Betty Murphy of Highland, NY and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral arrangements are with Walker's Funeral Home, 120 West Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.  The funeral will be private for the family.  Online condolences may be sent to the family at walkersfuneralservice.com.

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