Timothy J. Murphy MOUNT PROSPECT – Timothy J. Murphy, 62, passed away due to complications from his relentless battle with cancer on April 4, 2017. Survived by wife of 37 years Kathleen (Meersman), children Sarah (Joe) Reth, Patrick (Ryan) Murphy, Claire (John) Hollyoak, and Jack Murphy, grandson Owen Reth, parents Robert and Dolores Murphy, many loving brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews and large extended family. Tim was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, brother-in-law, nephew and friend. Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago,

Tim was proud of his Chicago roots. He enthusiastically cheered for the Chicago White Sox, Blackhawks and Northwestern Wildcats. An alum of DePaul Law School, he was a dedicated and dogged attorney that practiced his talents in the city for over 37 years. Devout in his faith, he believed strongly in helping and serving others and his community, including as a committed member of the Mt. Prospect Lions Club. He brought energy and zest to every occasion and enjoyed life to the absolute fullest. He loved getting together with friends, going to countless rock concerts, and making others laugh with his wit and humor. He was a loyal friend, willing confidant, peacemaker and sage counselor and will be missed by all.

A wake will be held from 3pm – 8pm on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at St. Raymond de Penafort Church, 301 S. I Oka Ave, Mt. Prospect, IL 60056.

Visitation will begin at 9am on Monday, April 10, 2017 at St. Raymond de Penafort Church with a funeral mass at 10am.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Catholic Charities (www.catholiccharities.net) or the Mt. Prospect Lions Club (www.mplions.org).