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Timothy P. Murphy

1928 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Timothy P. Murphy Obituary
Murphy, Timothy P.

Timothy Patrick Murphy passed away peacefully on April 27, 2013 at his home in Rye, NY where he lived surrounded by family for the past 47 years. Born on March 11, 1928 in New York City, Tim was the son of Philip Murphy and Margaret Collins Murphy. He attended Power Memorial High School and was a graduate of Manhattan College Class of '52. Following college, he earned his public accounting certification and began his career as an auditor for Arthur Andersen & Co. Subsequently, he held the position of Senior Vice President and Comptroller for GTE Corporation and served as a member of the board of directors of Cognitronics Corporation. He was proud to have honorably served his country in the US Army and aided in the reconstruction of Japan following World War II. With a dedication to community engagement and service, he enjoyed volunteering at his church, serving as Treasurer of his neighborhood association, and being an active member of the Lions Club, American Legion, American Yacht Club and Jonathans Golf Club, Jupiter, FL. Tim will be remembered most of all for his devotion to family. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, the former Maureen Jones, and their four children and spouses: Tim and Eileen Murphy of Darien CT, Bill and Kim Murphy of New York City, Cameron and Peg Jackson of Rye NY, and Dan and Melissa Murphy of New York City. He was also adored by his eight grandchildren: Elizabeth, Maggie, Lauren, Chase, Bell, Finn, Siobhan and Mac. The family will receive friends on Thursday May 2 at the Graham Funeral Home from 4 to 9 PM. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Resurrection on Friday, May 3 at 11AM.

Graham Funeral Home

1036 Boston Post Road

Rye, NY 10580


Published in the The Journal News on May 1, 2013
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