MURPHY JR. - Vincent J. ofGarden City on April 21, 2014after a courageous battle with Pulmonary Fibrosis. Proudly served on the U.S.S. Dahlgren while serving his Country in the Navy. Retired after 37 years as a Port Authority Police Officer. A graduate of St. Johns University. Beloved Husband of 42 yearsto Faith. Devoted Fatherof Marie (Steven) Ilardi, Sean, Kevin, Ian and Nora. Loving Grandfather of Ryan, Thomas, William and Patrick. FutureFather-In-Law of Corinne,Christen and Christopher. Visiting for family and friends 2-4 and 7-9pm Wednesday and Thursday. Mass of Christian Burial Friday 10am at St. Joseph R.C. Church Garden City. Interment to follow at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, New York. In lieu of flowers donations to www.pulmonaryfibrosis.org would be appreciated.
Published in Newsday on Apr. 23, 2014