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Joan Murphy-Galloway, 94

Joan Murphy-Galloway, 94, of Woodstock, passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, at her home.
She was born May 30, 1924, in Macomb, Ill., to Howard and Gladys (Simpson) Newland.
Beloved wife of two wonderful husbands, the late Clifton “Clink” Murphy, and the late Richard Galloway; loving mother of Thomas M.D. (Jennifer) and Paul (Anita) Murphy; proud grandmother of Tommy M.D. and Caitlin Murphy; dearest sister of Jean Wheeler and the late Barbara Subject; loved by many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Joan attended Western Academy in Macomb. She was a past president of the Woman’s Auxiliary of Centegra Hospital. She enjoyed crafts, playing bridge, and being in a book club. She will be missed by all who knew her.
There will be a visitation on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Schneider, Leucht, Merwin & Cooney Funeral Home, 1211 N. Seminary Ave., Woodstock. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, Dec.15, 2018, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 312 Lincoln Ave., Woodstock. Interment will follow in the Calvary Catholic Cemetery in Woodstock.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Mary Catholic Church, or a charity of the donor’s choice.
For information, contact the funeral home at 815-338-1710, or visit

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