Lucinda “Cindy” Lee Murphy, 64, Peru, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, November 14, 2019, in the comfort of her home surrounded by her loving family.
Born on December 2, 1954, in Peru, Indiana, she was the daughter of the late David E. and Joan W. Raber Snyder. On May 16, 1987, in the Chapel of the First Baptist Church, in Peru, Indiana, she was married to David E. Murphy, and he survives.
Cindy graduated from North Miami High School in 1973 and went on to Indiana Business School, where she graduated in 1974. She retired from Ford Meter Box in January 2019. Well known for her artistic abilities, she enjoyed creating beautiful hand-made items such as paintings, quilts, baskets, greeting cards, scrapbooks, scarves, hats, and other crocheted items. She recently crocheted hats for cancer patients and donated them to the Cancer Center in Kokomo. Over the years, Cindy operated several businesses, Cindy’s Country Baskets, Over the Moon Creations, and Stampin Up. She enjoyed traveling and spending time crafting with her grandkids.
In addition to her husband, David E. Murphy, Peru, she is survived by two daughters, Laura (Jeremy) Flaherty, Danville; and Leslie (John) Flynn, West Lafayette; stepson, Doug (Angela) Murphy, Jefferson, Maryland; and stepdaughter, Deanna (Jamie) Chowning, Fishers; two sisters, Valorie (Charles) Cole, Kirklin; and Lisa (Jeff) Wooten, Peru; grandchildren, Fionn and Eamon Flaherty; Aubrey and Brayden Flynn; Brayton and Blake Myers; and many loving family and friends.
A memorial service in memory of Cindy will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 2019, at the First Baptist Church, Peru, Indiana, with Pastor Charles Cole, officiating.
Visitation with the family will be one hour prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, Cindy had asked that memorial contributions be made to one of her favorite charities: Scratching Post Cat Rescue, Harvesting Capabilities, or Caring Bridge. The family would also like to thank Jennifer from Elara Caring Hospice for the special care provided to Cindy during her final days.
McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements. The online guestbook can be signed at www.mcclainfh.com.
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