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(September 23, 1928 – February 9, 2012)

Madonna M. Murphy (Brubaker), 83, of Midland, passed away on February 9, 2012. Loving wife of the late Robert J. Murphy. Madonna is survived by her 5 children; Michael (Ellorie) Murphy, Susan (Serge) Barna, Kathleen (Rodney) Cook, Patricia (Harvey) Thomas, and Molly Leins, as well as 7 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Dear sister of Anna Lee Shea, Dorothy Rellinger, Paul (Eileen) Brubaker, Glenna (Elroy) Hitchcock, Betty Wright, Lucille (Gilbert) Lyons. She was predeceased by brothers R.C. and Harold Brubaker. Madonna found great satisfaction in caring for others as a nurse?ÇÖs aid and hospice volunteer. Madonna’s family will receive friends, at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 from 4 til 6:30 pm at which time a prayer service will be held. Cremation has already taken place. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Mid-Michigan Hospice, 4000 Wellness Drive, Midland, Michigan, 48670.