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Irene Jeannette (Belliveau) Murphy

January 2, 1929 ~ October 10, 2020 (age 91)


Irene Jeannette Belliveau Murphy, 91 of Vincennes, passed away on Saturday, October 10, 2020 while at her home with her family.

Jeannette was born January 2, 1929 to the late Wilfred Belliveau and Alice Savard Belliveau in Lynn, MA.

Jeannette  was employed at General Electric as a secretary until she married Victor Murphy in 1946, and then she became a homemaker and raised three boys and her granddaughter. Jeannette was a devoted member of her congregation, Beit Israel and enjoyed studying the Torah. She also loved spending time with her family and friends, reading books (especially on history), and helping those in need.

Jeannette is survived by a son, Thomas Murphy; siblings, Mary Guptill, Bertha Cripps, Shirley Christman, Wilfred Belliveau, Patricia Dever, Catherine Raymond, and Thomas Belliveau; and grandchildren Jenny, Thomas, and Matthew Murphy; and many beloved nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Victor Murphy; siblings, Rita DeVarennes, Cecilia Farrell, Alice Ellis, and James Belliveau; 2 sons, Timothy and Terry Murphy; and a grandson, David Murphy.

A graveside service will be Monday, October 12, 2020 at 11:00 A.M. at Memorial Park Cemetery. Per request of the family, all in attendance will need to wear a mask. Arrangements have been entrusted to Fredrick and Son McClure-Utt Funeral Homes, Vincennes Chapel. You may leave memorial condolences at Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the Knox County Public Library,  502 N. 7thSt. Vincennes, IN 47591 , or Good Samaritan Hospice, 601 S. 9th Street Vincennes, IN 47591.


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October 12, 2020

11:00 AM
Memorial Park Cemetery
919 Willow Street
Vincennes, IN 47591

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