Laurence A. Murphy
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Larry, age 91, entered into eternal rest Sept. 8, 2013. He resided in Mims 28 years. Born in Conway, NH to Arthur & Pearl (Wood) Murphy, he married Eleanor Walker in April 1944. They lived in Portsmouth, NH and retired to Rockledge and Mims in 1971. Larry served as a SeaBee in WWII and worked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for over 30 years as a Machinist X31 and planner & estimator, working on nuclear subs, retiring as Supervisor P&E. He and Eleanor traveled the US & Canada in their RV until her passing in 1988. He loved to play cards & dance and in his later years go on cruises.
He is survived by three children, Shirley (Anthony) Mongillo of CT, Richard (Doris) of FL and Paul (Joanne) of VA; six grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and two great-great-granddaughters.
A memorial mass will be celebrated at 1:00pm on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Mims. Burial to follow in NH at a later date.
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Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Sept. 11, 2013