In Memory of Ann C. Murphy

July 10, 1933 - June 19, 2020

Resided in Oriskany, NY


Private Visitation


Private Service


Private Cemetery


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Ann C. Murphy, 86, of Oriskany, died of natural causes on June 19, 2020 at her home.

She was born July 10, 1933 in Potsdam, NY the daughter of the late Clark and Sara Chittenden. She received her education in Hopkinton, NY and Cortland State College.

Ann married James W. Murphy on December 23, 1955 in Hopkinton, NY.

She worked as a physical education teacher, then a stay at home mother and then worked in the office of the family business, Murphy Excavating.

Ann was full of love, accepting and always greeted those she met with a smile. Her family was her life. She was a person who loved and needed to be around people, she had a lovely circle of friends. She will be missed.

She is survived by her four children, Carol (John) Charzuk, Lynne (Ed) Dembrow, Mike (Cindy) Murphy, Dave (Cathy) Murphy; 10 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren (one on the way); her brothers Varick and Jay Chittenden; her sisters-in-law Judy, Pam and Cindy; Brothers-in-law Bob and Dick Murphy, 3 nieces, 2 nephews. All who she loved and lived for her entire life.

She was predeceased by her “perfect” husband Jim, sister-in-law “little” Ann, sister-in-law and best friend Edna, brother-in-law Stu.

The family would like to thank everyone who has loved and supported Ann throughout her lifetime.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later date and time to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.

Arrangements are in the care of Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, New Hartford.