Michelle Murphy Kitchen passed away peacefully in the presence of her loving family, on Monday, December 31, 2018 at the age of 50 years. Beloved wife of Kevin Kitchen. Loving mother of Katherine Kitchen. Granddaughter of Robert Richards and the late Aline Richards. Sister of Mary Murphy Edler (Chip). Daughter-in-law of June Musacchia Kitchen and Robert Kitchen Sr. Also survived by many loving aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents Gail Richards Murphy and Joseph Murphy Jr; her grandparents Annette Murphy and Joseph Murphy Sr. She served as a school teacher for over 20 years at St. Ann Catholic School, Metairie, LA. She was a wonderful teacher and saw promise in every child. She was greatly loved by all of her students. Michelle was a devoted catholic and an active member of St. Angela Merici Parish. Her greatest love was her husband Kevin, daughter Katie and her family. She will be dearly missed. In lieu of flowers donations to the National Kidney Foundation, in her memory, preferred.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, LA. on Thursday, January 3, 2019 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM and again at St. Angela Merici Catholic Church, 901 Beverly Garden Dr., Metairie from 10:30 AM until Mass time at 12:00 PM. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. To sign the on line guest register, please visit www.Greenwoodfuneralhome.net