BROPHY, James N. James N. Brophy, 62, of Rocky Hill, husband of Katherine (Hepner) Brophy, died Monday (March 21, 2005) at home. He was born in New York City the son of the late Daniel and Veronica (Brown) Brophy. He was a graduate of Staples High in Westport, class of 1960, and a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Madison in 1964 and received his Master's degree in History 1965. He began teaching in 1966 in Hartford at Bulkeley High. His love was coaching swim teams. He has coached for 39 years and Bulkeley Swim Team 29 years and assisted Glastonbury two years. The past eight years he has coached the Newington Swim Team. In 1994 he was Connecticut Swim Coach of the Year. Besides his wife he leaves two brothers, Joseph M. Brophy and Daniel G. Brophy and many close nieces and nephews throughout the USA. There will be a funeral service Thursday, March 24, 10 a.m. at the Rose Hill Funeral Home, 580 Elm St, Rocky Hill. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours are Wednesday, March 23, 5-8 p.m. at the funeral home.