Janet L. Murphy, 65, Warsaw, died Monday, Oct. 10, 2022, at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw.
Janet was born April 9, 1957, in Warsaw, the daughter of Ivan and Glenna (Witmer) Werstler. She was united in marriage to Michael L. Murphy on Jan. 15, 1977, in Warsaw. He preceded her in death July 1, 1997.
She worked as a front end manager for R. P. Home and Harvest Store in Warsaw since 2007. Janet had very few hobbies because she was known to work all the time. She continued her husband’s legacy of taking care of all her family, especially with the holiday traditions. She faithfully served many businesses in her local community.
Janet will be lovingly remembered by her companion Vern Zartman, Warsaw; mother, Glenna Werstler, Pierceton; daughter, Jessica (Rodolfo) Puga, Mentone; sisters, Peggy (Dennis) Juillerat, Larwill, Brenda (Pat) Landrigan, Pierceton and Lisa (Jeff) Fitzgerald, Warsaw; and one brother Terry (Robin) Werstler, Larwill. In addition, Janet is survived by her grandchildren, Tyler (Amber) Blain, Kaila (Chase) Bartley, Jaymin Aguilar, Allison Aguilar and Ivan Puga; and one great-grandson, Travis Fuller. In addition to her husband, Michael, she was preceded in passing by her father, Ivan.
Visitation with family and friends will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapels, 2290 Provident Court, Warsaw. A celebration of Janet’s life will begin at 1 p.m. in the chapel with Chaplain Bob Jarboe officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.
The family kindly request the memorial donations to:
Kosciusko County Cancer Fund
C/O K-21 Health Foundation
1101 Park Ave.
Winona Lake, IN 46590