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Obituary for Marijo Murphy

February 3, 2018
Warminster, Pennsylvania


Marijo Murphy, 75, of Warminster, PA and Bondville, VT died suddenly on February 3, 2018 while vacationing in Palm Springs, CA. Marijo is a prominent Bucks County Attorney and she attended Douglas College and was an honors graduate of Rider University and Villanova University Law School.

Marijo was the Chair of the Family Law Section and was rated as one of the Top Lawyers in her Specialty and a Super Lawyer. She was a member of the Women Lawyers Division and the Treasurer of the Bucks County Bar Association. Marijo taught CLE Courses and lectured at local colleges. She was an avid skier, golfer and an accomplished Chef.

Marijo was predeceased by her husband, Charles Appel and she is survived by her brothers, Hon. Joseph A. and his wife Mary Ellen Murphy, III of Fort Lauderdale, FL and John. M. and his wife Frances Murphy of Trenton, NJ. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews, Joseph A. (Brenda) Murphy IV, Dana (Murphy) Carl Feller, Kyla Murphy and grand nieces and nephews. Eirwen Murphy, Joseph A. Murphy, V, Connor Feller and Taylor Feller. She was dearly loved by her family and friends and will be greatly missed.

Relatives and friends are invited to Marijo's Life Celebration on Friday, February 16 from 6 to 8 PM at the Swartz Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave, Newtown, PA. and on Saturday, Feb. 17 from 10 to 11 AM and to her Mass of Christian Burial at the Church of St. Andrew, 814 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA at 11 AM. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Trenton, NJ. A celebration of Marijo's life is also scheduled for Friday, February 23, 5-7p.m., at Bistro Henry, Manchester, VT.

Memorial contributions in Marijo's name may be made to St. Jude Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or

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