Denise Laurette Murphy (Gable), age 74, was born on January 21, 1947, in Toledo, Ohio. Denise attended primary school at St. Benedict the Moor Catholic Church, graduated from McAuley High School and continued her education at the University of Toledo, graduating with a Master’s Degree in Education with a Specialized Certification in Reading. With a passion for teaching, Denise taught for the Toledo Public School system for over 35 years. She was a member of the Junior League of Toledo and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Alpha Lambda Chapter. Denise enjoyed playing bingo, watching sports, traveling, and going on walks, especially with her beloved dog, Chloe.
Those who will forever cherish Denise’s memory are her loving daughters, Melissa (Christopher) Smith Jr., Monique Triplett, and Erica Mosley; grandchildren, Devin, Lauren, William III, and Jayson Triplett; great grandson, Christopher Triplett; sisters, Elise Traynum, Esq., S. Dianne (Paris) Russell-Carter, Dr. Marsha Gable; brother, Rodney Gable; nieces and nephews, Emile Gable, Delia Gable, Tiffany Traynum and Robert Gable.
In addition to her parents, Vincent and Shirley M. Gable, Denise was preceded in death by two nieces, Jaime DeMarlise Russell and Chelsea Denise Gable.
Family and friends may gather at the Gesu Catholic Parish, 2049 Parkside Blvd, Toledo, Ohio 43607, on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 from 10:00–11:00am, where her memorial mass will take place at 11:00am. A private burial will take place at Calvary Cemetery.
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