Official Obituary of

Lynn Michelle Murphy

April 22, 1975 ~ March 19, 2024 (age 48) 48 Years Old

Lynn Murphy Obituary


      Lynn Michelle Murphy 48, of Vermilion passed away suddenly on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at the Cleveland Clinic following a long illness.

     Lynn was born in Cleveland, on April 22, 1975, the daughter of Agnes (Dolly) L (nee Prohaska) Reinhart of Lorain, and the late James A Murphy.

     She was a passionate animal rescuer, enjoyed the creative arts, gardening, and interior design. She was a homemaker with prior work experiences at Swan Creek Candle Company. She especially enjoyed being a caregiver to her Grandson.

     Lynn is survived by her partner Robert Rafalke, daughters Nicole E. (Zachary) Hutton of Elyria, and Caitlyn M. Murphy of Brownhelm Twp., a son, Richard M. (Danielle) Murphy, of Elyria, Grandson Theodore B. Hutton, and Step Granddaughter Katerina M. Hutton, sisters, Catherine N. (Richard) Murphy-Falk, of Rocky River, Suzanne M. (Matthew) Blackburn, of Rocky River, Danielle N. (Aaron) Murphy of North Ridgeville, and a step sister Heidi A. (Shawn) Reinhart of Middleburgh Heights.

     She was preceded in death by her father James A. Murphy and step father Ron Reinhart.

     The Celebration of Life is being planned and will be announced on this website.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Friendship APL, 8303 Murray Ridge Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035 

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