Obituaries

Joseph D. Murphy

February 4th, 2017

Joseph D. Murphy, age 80, of Wilmington, passed away on February 2, 2017, at home surrounded by his loving family. Joe was the beloved husband of Catherine (Barr) Murphy of Wilmington, loving father of Joseph Murphy, Brian Murphy & his wife Christine Losea all of Cumberland, RI, Jeffrey Murphy of Wilmington and the late Lynne Murphy, devoted “Grampy” of Matthew, Caitlin, Jack, Zachary and Annika Murphy, son of the late Joseph and Mary (Barletta) Murphy, brother-in-law of Francis X. Barr & his wife Jean of Oxford, CT. Joseph is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather for a funeral at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rt. 62), Wilmington, on Thursday, February 9th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Thomas Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 8th from 4-8 p.m. Memorial donations in Joseph’s name can be made to the Winchester Hospital Foundation, 41 Highland Ave., Winchester, MA 01890.

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8 Entries in Guest Book for “Joseph D. Murphy”

  1. Mike & Dawn Naimo says:

    Our sincerest condolences to your entire family.
    Please know that you are all in our thoughts and
    prayers at this very difficult time.

  2. Mark & Paula Carter says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the entire Murphy family. Joe was a great man and taught me a lot about life and family during our days at Donnegan Systems. Unfortunately, I will be traveling and not in the area this week, but my heart is with you, Kathy and your loving family.

  3. Joyce & Wayne Cormier says:

    Joe, our sincerest sympathies to you and your family.

  4. Patti Savosik says:

    Murphy Family,

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  5. Wightman Family says:

    Murphy Family,

    Thoughts and prayers from the Wightman Family to the Murphy Family.

  6. Thomas J Kelleher Jr. says:

    To my cousin Cathy and the entire Murphy family.
    Joe was a terrific man, always with a smile and great attitude.
    My sincerest thanks to both Joe and Cathy for the generous time they spent with my mother, their visits were cherished by her along with Joe’s pre Red Sox game phone calls he made to her. To say he will be dearly missed is an understatement.

  7. Ed Rachwal says:

    Sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to the Murphy family during this difficult time.

  8. Rob and Amy Shea says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all the Murphy Family during this time.

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