OBITUARY

Diane L. Murphy

September 12, 1941April 28, 2018

Diane Lillian Murphy (Thornton),76, better known to her biggest fans and loved ones as "Snooky", passed into the sweetest peace with her entire family by her side on April 28, 2018. Diane, "Snooky", grew up in South Plainfield, NJ she married her high school sweetheart of 56 years, Thomas Murphy.

Fulfilling one of their biggest dreams, "Snooks and Murph", moved from NJ to their forever home in Hobe Sound, FL. Snooky's loving devotion to her family and her close circle of friends defined her wonderful life.

Diane's life and legacy will continue to be celebrated through her children, grandchildren, loving family and friends, and the memory of her crystal blue eyes and red lipstick.

Diane will be welcomed to heaven by her brother Edward Billian, her sister Dolores Saverd, her sister Edna Osmond, her father Charles "Chick" Thornton, and her mother Helen "Darling" Thornton.

Those who will continue to celebrate her wonderful life include- her husband, Thomas Murphy of Hobe Sound, FL and Buster; her son Jimmy Murphy with wife Kim (Hoffman) and Derek; her daughter Katy (Driscoll) and husband Dennis; her daughter Jennifer (Olsen) and husband Robert, her grandchildren Stephanie (Marianne), Jessica, Haley, Conner, and Amber, .

  • FAMILY

  • Diane will be welcomed to heaven by her brother Edward Billian, her sister Dolores Saverd, her sister Edna Osmond, her father Charles "Chick" Thornton, and her mother Helen "Darling" Thornton.

    Those who will continue to celebrate her wonderful life include- her husband and dog-son, Thomas Murphy of Hobe Sound, FL and Buster, her son Jimmy Murphy with wife Kim (Hoffman) and Derek; her daughter Katy (Driscoll) and husband Dennis; her daughter Jennifer (Olsen) and husband Robert, her grandchildren Stephanie, Jessica, Haley, Conner, Amber, and Marianne.

Services

  • Gathering of Family and Friends Tuesday, May 1, 2018
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 1, 2018
REMEMBERING

Diane L. Murphy

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John Billian

May 5, 2018

I love you always Aunt Snooky, thanks for all the beautiful memories of karaoke, having fun and long talks. Your the best Aunt God could have blessed me with, love you always, your nephew John Billian.

Stephanie DiCindio

May 1, 2018

I love you, I love you, I love you.

Thank you for being my best pal, and my number one fan. I will never stop celebrating the woman who helped me realize how the water, nature, and life is “soooo wonderful”.

I love you Gram. You will forever be my sunshine

FROM THE FAMILY