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Rosanne Murphy

September 19, 1953 - December 7, 2020

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc


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Rosanne Murphy, 67 of Wilkes-Barre, passed away Monday morning, December 7, 2020 at Geisinger Community Medical Center, Scranton.

Born in the Miners Mills section of Wilkes-Barre, she was the daughter of the late Edward P. and Mary Magdeline (Wojtas) Murphy.

She was a graduate of James M. Coughlin High School, Class of 1971, and earned her nursing degree from Scranton State General Hospital School of Nursing. Rosanne also attended Luzerne County Community College, Kutztown State College, and earned her Master of Education/Visual Studies from Boston College.

Rosanne was employed for the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital, Columbia School District, Columbia, Missouri, Philadelphia Institute, and the New Jersey Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired.

Surviving are her brothers and sisters Nancy O’Donnell and her husband William of Wilkes-Barre, Edward Murphy, Jr., and his wife Debby, Carlisle, PA, Michael Murphy, and Marc Murphy and his wife Mary Claire of Wilkes-Barre, and Mary Kay Murphy, Plains; several nieces & nephews.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Funeral arrangements entrusted to the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

Memorial donations may be made to SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E. Main Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702 or to Save The Manatee Club, 500 N. Maitland Avenue, Suite 210, Maitland, FL 32751.


Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699


20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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