Barry W. Murphy of Wilmington, DE, formerly of Wellesley Hills and Osterville, MA, died on Monday October 29, 2012 at Sunrise Assisted Living surrounded by his family.
He was the son of the late Maurice and Helen Murphy of Boston, MA. Barry was a graduate of Boston College, Class of 1957. He proudly served his country in the Korean War
He was a partner of Bache & Co., and founder and president of Barry Murphy & Co., Inc. a national retail discount stock brokerage firm and institutional sales company based in Boston. Barry was a member of the Oyster Harbors Club in Osterville, MA for 40 years. He also held memberships in many professional and social organizations in Boston.
He was the beloved husband of Paula Graham Murphy; loving father of Melissa Murphy and Sam Wilkins of San Francisco, CA, Penny and Ted Ashford of Wilmington, DE, Graham and Hadas Murphy of New Canaan, CT, Barry Jr. of Oklahoma City, OK, and Kara and John Herbert of Wilmington, DE. He was a loving grandfather to Sarah, Grace and Sam Wilkins, Caroline and Elizabeth Ashford, Jackson, Harrison and Graham Murphy, Jack, Lilly and Margot Herbert and Graham Jr. and Alexandra Murphy.
A memorial service will be held on Monday November 5, 2012 at 11 am at Christ Church Christiana Hundred, Buck Road, Greenville, DE. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ Church Christiana Hundred, Box 3510, 505 E. Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807.
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