MURPHY, Richard E. "Dick" Of Dedham, formerly of Newton, retired Newton Police Officer of 26 years on September 3, 2013. Beloved husband of Paulette (MacIvor) Murphy. Devoted father of Michael P. of Dedham, Deborah L. Goddard and companion Peter Orlando of Tewksbury, Karen MacLean and her husband Robert of Framingham, Laurie A. Casey and her husband Paul of Westwood, Jennifer Sharpe and her husband Joseph of Billerica, Kathleen Murphy and her companion Ryan O'Hara of Waltham. Dear brother of Frances Hollihan and her husband John of Framingham and the late Joanne Wing. Loving grandfather of Ryan, Robyn, Cpl Stephen Quinn, USMC, Christopher and Hailey. Family and friends will gather for a Funeral Service in the Burke & Blackington Funeral Home, 1479 Washington St. (Rte. 16), WEST NEWTON, Saturday, September 7 at 10:00 AM. Visiting hours Friday evening from 4:00 - 8:00 PM. Interment in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham. In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made in "Dick's" memory to the Newton Police Memorial Association, 1321 Washington St., Newton, MA 02465-2011. Burke & Blackington Funeral Home


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Burke & Blackington Funeral Home
1479 Washington St West Newton, MA 02465
(617) 527-0986
Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 5, 2013