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MURPHY, Edward "Eddie" F. Jr. 84, Formerly of Somerville, Stoneham, Billerica and Burlington passed away on August 23, 2016. Eddie was the beloved husband of 56 years to the late Sarah "Sally" (Handrahan) Murphy. Dear father of Gary Murphy and his wife MaryEllen. Predeceased by his parents Edward F. Sr. and Alice (Kenney) Murphy, his brother James Murphy, and sisters Dorothy McPhee and Patricia Hyde. Survived by his sister Barbara McGonagle and brother R. Michael Murphy. He is also survived by his brother-in-law Fred Handrahan and his wife Linda and sister-in-law Fran Handrahan all of Prince Edward Island, Canada and numerous Murphy and Handrahan nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Service, 855 Broadway, SOMERVILLE on Saturday, September 3rd at 8:30 am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Patrick Church, Stoneham at 10:00 am. Relatives and friends invited to attend. Calling Hours Friday, September 2nd from 5:00PM-8:00 pm. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery, Tewksbury. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the National , 9707 E. Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112. Eddie was a United States Air Force Veteran of the Korean War, past committeeman of St. Clement Boy Scout Troop 71 Somerville-Medford, and retired employee of Raytheon Company Microwave and Powertube Division. For more information, please visit www.dohertyfuneralservice.com George L. Doherty Funeral Service, Inc. 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) Somerville, MA
Published in The Boston Globe from Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, 2016
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