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John W. Murphy

December 26, 1972 — October 10, 2022

Allbion: John W. Murphy, 49, passed away on October 10, 2022.  He was born in Batavia, NY to Colin Peter and Kathy (Narburgh) Murphy and had lived in Albion most of his life.

He graduated from Albion Class of 1992 where he wrestled and played  football.  After highschool he attended GCC for computer science and used those skills working at Dime Bank for some time as a computer analyst. He collected and sold antiques from all over the World, but was lastly employed at UPS.  John was an avid sportsman and loved fishing. His passion for music led him to establish his own DJ business and he enjoyed bringing so much joy to those who attended the events. John loved spending time with his kids, grandkids and family. He loved animals and wildlife, especially the American Bald Eagle.

He was predeceased by his Grandparents , Ruth F.and William G. Narburgh, John F. and Elizabeth S.Murphy; and 2 Uncles.

Along with his parents, he is survived by 4 children, Colin (Stephanie) of Albion, Alex (Elexa) of North Carolina, Rhiannon of Bergen, Jamison of Batavia; 4 Grandchildren, Kennedy, Karleigh, Conor and Colson; Sister, Suzanne (Antonio) Giorno of Rhode Island; Niece and Nephew, Antonio and Mariana Giorno; Several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins, friends and longtime family friends Rebekah Karls and Katrina Chaffee.

The family will receive friends on Monday, October 17, 2022 from 4pm-6pm at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home, 21 West Ave, Albion, NY.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Orleans County Ducks Unlimited, 15664 Holley RD, Holley, NY 14470.

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Monday, October 17, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home

21 West Ave, Albion, NY 14411

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