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Agnes Murtha

Obituary for Agnes Murtha

May 10, 1931 - February 11, 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania | Age 88

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Agnes Murtha, of Philadelphia, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. She was 88 years old. Agnes was born in Philadelphia on May 10, 1931 to the late William and Agnes (née Lonergan) Brady and was the wife to the late James R. Murtha who passed away in 2013. Agnes was a devoted homemaker who cared for her family. She liked to cook, bake, and was quite talented at sewing and making her own clothing. She loved the shore and enjoyed fishing with her left handed fishing rod, crabbing, boating on her family boat the "Aggie M", and bike riding.

Agnes is the mother to James Murtha (Julie), William Murtha (Kim), Kenneth Murtha (Suzanne), the late Dennis Murtha, Joseph Murtha, Donald Murtha (Patricia), Colleen Miller (Glen), and is survived by 21 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. She is predeceased by her brother William Brady and is survived by her sister Margaret "Peggy" Gremmel (Albert).

Relatives and friends are invited to Agnes's Life Celebration on Monday, February 17, 2020 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. at St. Martha Roman Catholic Church, 11301 Academy Rd. Philadelphia, PA 19154 followed by her funeral mass at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Resurrection Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Agnes' name may be made to the FOP Survivors Fund at www.fop5.org. Family services are entrusted under the care of John F. Givnish of Philadelphia, 215-281-0100.

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