M. Patricia (McAlee) Murphy

July 25, 1933 ~ October 23, 2022 (age 89)


M. Patricia Murphy, age 89, of Johnsonburg, PA, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022 at Penn Highlands-Elk. She was born July 25, 1933 in Johnsonburg, a daughter of the late Edward & Mary (Papa) McAlee. She married Robert L. Murphy on December 12, 1952, who survives in Johnsonburg.

She was born and raised in Johnsonburg and graduated from Johnsonburg High School. After living in Vestal, NY and Westfield, PA, she moved back to Johnsonburg in 1988. She was a member of Holy Rosary Parish in Johnsonburg and a loving, caring mother to her children.

Along with her husband of seventy years, Pat also leaves behind, a son Robert (Claire) Murphy of Clarksville, TN, two daughters Christine Elwell of Wellsboro, PA and Colleen (Jack) Collson of Horseheads, NY and ten grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Pat was also preceded in death by a son William Murphy, a granddaughter Amy Joe Frost, a sister Anna Ion and two brothers Edward “Chub” and John “Corky” McAlee.


As per Pat’s wishes, there will be no public visitation.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held, 10:00 a.m., Thursday, October 27, 2022 at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church of Johnsonburg, with Father David Wilson.

Special Thank You to Brenda Copelli, Rhonda Horchen and all the nurses on the 2nd floor at Penn Highlands Healthcare in St. Mary’s and a very special thank you to Nancy & Louie Votano.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the Ubel Funeral Home of Johnsonburg. Online condolences can be made at



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Mass of Christian Burial
October 27, 2022

10:00 AM
Holy Rosary Catholic Church
606 Penn Street
Johnsonburg, PA 15845

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