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Sally A. Murphy Heim

May 8, 1946 ~ November 29, 2020 (age 74)

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Sally A. Murphy Heim


Sally A. Murphy Heim, 74, of Archbald, daughter of the late John L. and Sarah M. Snee Murphy, died Sunday, November 29, at Select Specialty Hospital within Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.

She was born in Carbondale, PA on May 8, 1946 and graduated from St. Rose High School in 1964.  She worked at Wal Mart, Dickson City for over 20 years before retiring.  She is survived by her husband, Robert L. Heim, Sr. of Archbald.  They celebrated their 49th wedding anniversary on November 25th. 

Family meant everything and her grandchildren were her world.  She loved to scroll through Facebook to stay up to date on the happenings of her large family and dear friends. She was quiet but strong willed and had a great sense of humor.  She was also immensely proud of her Irish heritage.

Also surviving are her children, sons Robert L., Jr and wife Laura of Archbald, Michael of Chicago, Il and daughters Sarah Kroll and husband Kevin of Easton, PA and Emily of Archbald, four grandchildren, Rhylee and Kennedy Kroll and Eli and Leo Heim.  Brothers, Francis E. Murphy and wife Venita, Scranton, John L. Murphy, Jr. and wife Sandra, Mountaintop, PA and Michael Murphy and partner Gary Miller, Port St. Lucie, Fl., as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by sisters, Mary Frances O’Brien and Sheila Munley and brother, Thomas P. Murphy. 

In lieu of flowers donations in her name can be made to the American Cancer Society or Griffin Pond  Animal Shelter.

Viewing will be Wednesday from 5 to 8 Pm at the funeral home with Mass of Christian Burial on Thursday at 10 am St. Thomas Aquinas Church, Christ the King parish.  Private family interment at Fairview Memorial Park. Arrangements are entrusted in the Louis J. Rapoch Funeral Home, 420 Church St. Archbald.  To leave a condolence or for directions, visit the funeral home web site.    

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December 2, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Louis J. Rapoch Funeral Home
420 Church St
Archbald, PA 18403

Mass of Christian Burial
December 3, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Thomas Aquinas Church
411 Church St
Archbald, Pennsylvania 18403


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