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Jason Christopher Murphy

September 17, 1967 ~ March 22, 2017 (age 49)

In Loving Memory of Jason C. Murphy, age 49 of Lawrence, Kansas. Jason passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on March 22, 2017. Jason battled esophageal cancer with inspirational determination for 8 months.

Jason was born on September 17, 1967 in Rochester, New York to the late George C. Murphy and Joy Cafaro Murphy.

Jason was a loving husband and devoted father to his daughters. He was employed by Hill’s Pet Nutrition. When not at work, Jason most enjoyed cooking. He was the quintessential host. He was popular among his daughters’ friends because he would drop everything to provide anything from warm muffins at 6am to full meals. Linguini and Clam Sauce was the house specialty.

Jason is survived by his wife Michelle Pask Murphy, daughters Madison Murphy and Catherine Murphy of Lawrence, KS. One sister, Nancy Kingsley of Fairport, NY. Mother and father-in-law Barbara and Michael Strollo of Florida. Brothers and sisters in law: Michael Pask of Basom, Denise Pask of Batavia, David (Karen) Strollo of Virginia, Jason (Jessica) Lawrence of Attica, Jamie (Jon) Hoca of Batavia. Several nieces and nephews.

There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are cordially invited to share thoughts, condolences and fond memories at a Celebration of Life Service on Monday, March 27 at Maceli’s 1031 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS 66044 6 pm – 9 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jason’s name to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Oncology Center, 325 Maine St, Lawrence, KS 66044

Charitable donations may be made to:

Lawrence Memorial Oncology Center
325 Maine St, Lawrence KS 66044

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