Mrs. Anna (Woroby) Murphy, age 87, of Clifton Park, and a former Little Falls resident, passed away on Wednesday evening, Aug. 14, 2013, at Schuyler Ridge Nursing Home, Clifton Park.
Mrs. Murphy was born on March 22, 1926, in Remsen, daughter of the late Peter and Helen (Kapura) Woroby. She received her education in Mohawk schools. On Sept. 12, 1942, she married Michael L. Murphy and together they shared almost 65 years of devoted marriage until his passing on May 6, 2007. Anna spent her life raising her family, keeping her home and assisting her husband with their farm, the East Creek Dairy Farm, in the town of Manheim. She has lived in the Albany area since 1983.
She is survived by her beloved son and daughter, Peter Murphy, of Charlton, and Monica Ovedovitz, of Loundonville; grandchildren, David M. Ovedovitz and his wife, Donnelly, of Alexandria, Va., Caroline Rostkowski and her husband, Kenneth, of Highland Mills; great-grandchildren, Blake and Ava Rostkowski; step-grandchildren, Nancy Ovedovitz, Vicky Wilson and her husband, Michael, and Donna Ritz and her husband, Peter; a brother, Edward Woroby, of St. Johnsville; and in-laws, Edward and Nancy Murphy, of Ilion. She was predeceased by sisters, Ola Gudzy, Mary Werbovetz and Nina Ucasz; brothers, Alexander Woroby and Peter Woroby; a son-in-law, Irving Ovedovitz; and several in-laws.
Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, from 11 a.m. until noon at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 24 W. Monroe St., Little Falls. Her funeral will immediately follow at noon, also at the funeral home. We will then process to Rural Park Cemetery, Ingham Mills, where she will be laid to rest next to her beloved husband, Michael.
Contributions in Anna's memory may be made to the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 01061-0515; envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Anna's family would like to thank the doctors and staff at Schuyler Ridge Nursing Home for the compassion and excellent care given to their mother.
The family is being served by Kevin E. Enea, funeral director. To add to Anna's online memorials, please visit our website at www.eneafamily.com.