Connie Lou Murlin

1935 - 2019

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Connie L. Murlin, 84, of North Baltimore, passed away at 5:44am on Friday, November 1, 2019, at her residence. She was born on August 8, 1935, in North Baltimore to the late Earl and Treva Marie (McCartney) Woodruff. She married Richard J. Murlin on April 17, 1953 and he preceded her in death in 1995. Connie is survived by her sons: Richard "Spike" (Rhonda) Murlin of North Baltimore, and Kris (Donna) Murlin of Fostoria; her daughters: Elizabeth (Freeland) Southard of Madison, OH, Denise (Jeff) Shupe of North Baltimore, and Tamara (Bill) Meade of Plainfield, IL; her sisters: Sally (Karl) Singer of Barrington Hills, IL, and Cynthia Moore of Fostoria; her sisters-in-law: Marie Woodruff and Paula Woodruff, both of North Baltimore; 14 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death her brothers: Larry Woodruff, Dean Woodruff, and Robert Greeno; her sister, Deanna Woodruff; her grandson, Jettson Murlin; and her nephews: Brandon Moore and Kasey Singer. Connie graduated from the Bowling Green School of Practical Nursing and retired as an LPN. She enjoyed playing her violin in the evenings. A funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore, with Pastor Bill Shoemaker officiating. Burial will be in Weaver Cemetery, Bloom Township. Visitation will be held from 5:00-8:00pm on Monday at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be expressed at

Service Information
  • Visitation Details:

    515 N. Main St
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45872
    Monday, November 4th 2019 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

  • Funeral Service:

    Tuesday, November 5th 2019 - 11:00 AM

  • Service Location:

    Smith-Crates Funeral Home [Map]
    515 N. Main St
    North Baltimore, Ohio 45872

  • Final Resting Place:

    Weaver Cemetery [Map]

    Bloom Twp., Ohio 45872

  • Contributions:

    Donor's Choice


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To : The Murlin Family
Date :Friday, November 1st 2019
From : Anna Paul and John
Your in our thoughts and Prayers.So sorry for your loss. Anna an John.

To : The Family
Date :Friday, November 1st 2019
From : Stephanie Wulff
I just want to say that Connie was a Wonderful, Sweet, Kind & Beautiful Person inside & out. I had the pleasure of being a part of her family for almost 7 years & she always made me feel welcome. Still till this day I called her Aunt Connie. She will be missed by so many, but her sweet smile & her contagious laugh will carry on through everyone!

The whole family is in my thoughts & prayers, may she Rest In Peace. ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ•Š๐Ÿ™๐Ÿผ

To : The Murlin Family
Date :Friday, November 1st 2019
From : Darrell and Patsy Beard
Prayers to your family. May God be with you in your time of need. May she R.I.P. till you meet again.

To : The family
Date :Saturday, November 2nd 2019
From : Trish Biernacki
I had the pleasure of working with Connie many years ago when I was an aide at Winebrenner. She was very good to work with. My prayers are with you.

To : Connies family
Date :Saturday, November 2nd 2019
From : Mark Voni Detamore
Sending prayers of peace to you all at this difficult time. May your happy memories bring you comfort in the coming days.

To : The Family of Connie Murlin
Date :Saturday, November 2nd 2019
From : Brad Wagner and family
You have our sympathy in the loss of your mother. Sincerely, Brad and Jill Wagner and family

To : Family of Connie Murlin
Date :Saturday, November 2nd 2019
From : Jean Reza
My sincerest sympathy to all Connieโ€™s family. She was a sweet and caring person. I know her passing leaves a big void. Rest In Peace dear Connie.