Lynne Murphy

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MURPHY, Lynne…
 
Quietly with family at her side, at Parkwood Institute, London, Lynne Murphy passed away in her 76th year. Lynne was the loving sister of Nancy (Rod) and sister-in-law of Ronalee, Delia and Peggy. She was predeceased by her parents Raymond and Vivian, as well as her siblings Gary, Donald and David. She was the cherished aunt of Kelly (Joe), Julie (Iain), Shawn (Tara), Sondra (Darren), Matthew (Emily), Jonathan (Krystal), Colleen (Derek), Leanne (Andrew), Heather (Peter) and Jamie (Adam) and will be missed by her great-nieces and great-nephews. A life well lived, filled with family and the most wonderful friends. Lynne enjoyed a career with HSBC in banking, and had a retirement filled with pastimes such as gardening, reading, Thai chi, stained glass and dragon boating. Lynne travelled the world during the course of her life, with her life-long friend, Anne Robertson. Lynne was a dog lover, and she adored the dachshund breed. She had five dogs over her lifetime, Fritz, Samantha, Scarlett, Tara, and Katie.  Lynne enjoyed spending time with family and friends and this always took place over great food and good wine. Lynne had an incredible circle of friends that supported her always, including Jim Allison, who was a wonderful support throughout her journey. Lynne fought until the end with grace and dignity. She was a wonderful daughter, sister, sister-in-law, aunt, and friend. She will be forever remembered and greatly missed always.  Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be held at a later date. In memory of Lynne, a donation to Happy's Place - Retirement Home for Dogs,(www.happysplace.ca) would be greatly appreciated. Arrangements entrusted with A. Millard George Funeral Home, 519-433-5184. Online condolences, memories and photographs shared at www.amgfh.com