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1932 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
BROPHY, James E. Of S. Yarmouth, formerly of N. Reading and Melrose, April 9, 2016. Beloved husband of the late Marcia M. (Black) Brophy with whom he shared 56 years of marriage. Devoted father of Karen J. Twomey & her husband Jack of Melrose, Robert J. Brophy & his wife Deborah of N. Reading, and John S. Brophy & his wife Korey of Harwich. Dear brother of John T. Brophy & his wife Joanne of Syracuse, NY. Cherished grandfather of 6 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, and a large extended family. Relatives & friends will honor and remember Jim's life by gathering for visiting hours at the Robinson Funeral Home, 809 Main St., MELROSE, on Tuesday, April 12 from 4-8 PM and again on Wednesday morning at 8am before leaving in procession to St. Mary's Church, Herbert St., Melrose for his Funeral Mass celebrated at 9am. Gifts in honor of Jim may be made to the Faustman Lab, MGH-East, Immunology Labs, Bldg. 149, 13th St., Rm 3602, Charlestown, MA 02129, or , 330 Congress St., Boston, MA 02210, or VNA Hospice of Cape Cod, 434 Rt. 134, Dennis, MA 02660. Late veteran US Air Force, Korea and member Local #4, International Union of Operating Engineers. For online tribute, or directions, visit: RobinsonFuneralHome.com. Robinson Funeral Home Melrose (781) 665-1900
Published in The Boston Globe from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2016
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