FORESTVILLE - Ardys W. Murphy, 83, of Bradigan Rd., Forestville, formerly of Lancaster, N.Y., died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at the Absolut at Westfield following a short illness.
Murphy was born in Depew, on July 15, 1929, the daughter of the late Oscar and Karena (Steiner) Weitman.
She graduated from Depew High School and enjoyed studying history and listening to jazz. Murphy loved living in Forestville and being part of the community.
Survivors include two sons, Kevin (Carol) Murphy of Kenmore and William Murphy, Jr., of Buffalo; a daughter, Lauren (Tom LaValley) Murphy of Frederick, Md.; a sister, Delores Viscusi of Arizona; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, William F. Murphy, Sr., whom she married July 22, 1947, in the Bowmansville United Methodist Church and who died Dec. 18, 2004; by her daughter, Pamela Murphy-Cleary; and by a sister, Muriel Murphy.
There will be no visitation observed. Private services will be at the convenience of family and private interment will be in Forestville Cemetery. The family suggests memorial donations may be made to the Forestville Wesleyan Church, 9603 Prospect Rd., Forestville, N.Y. 14062. Arrangements are by Riles and Woolley Funeral Home, Forestville. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.