Thomas E. Murphy

Thomas E. Murphy, 85, of Hinsdale, a lifelong area resident, died Oct. 27, 2021, at Elmhurst Memorial Hospital.

He was born in 1935 in Chicago and worked in scientific sales.

He is survived by his wife, Margaret; his son, Michael (Annmarie) Murphy; his daughters, Kelleen Murphy and Kathleen (Anthony) Fiacable; his sister, Margaret Pasquini; his sisters-in-law, Marie Murphy, Joan Murphy and Helen Murphy; his stepson, Nelson (Autumn Labanoski) Diebel; his stepdaughter, Catherine Diebel; his grandchildren, Michael, Patrick, Brian and Maria Murphy, Alfredo, Tomas and Jack Aubone, Ana, Ava and Joseph Fiacable and Aiden Diebel; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Jack, Tim, Emmett and Brian Murphy.

A funeral Mass was said Nov. 3 at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church in La Grange.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made online to the Congregation of St. Joseph at or CASA of DuPage County, Inc. at

Brian Powell Funeral Directors of Hinsdale handled the arrangements.