MURPHY-Lt. Michael Patrick, U.S. Navy, SEAL Delivery Vehicle Team One, Pearl Harbor, HI, of Patchogue, NY on July 4, 2005 in Afghanistan. Devoted son of Maureen T. (nee Jones) and Daniel J. Murphy. Dear brother of John. Loving fiance of Heather L. Duggan. Cherished grandson of Kathleen (nee McElhone) and Frank Jones and the late James P. and Elinor Murphy. Reposing at Clayton Funeral Home, Inc., 25 Meadow Road (corner of Indian Head Rd.), Kings Park, N.Y. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered 11 AM, Wednesday, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, 495 N. Ocean Avenue, Patchogue, N.Y. Interment to follow at Calverton National Cemetery, Calverton, N.Y. Visiting hours Monday and Tuesday, 2-5 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to Michael P. Murphy Scholarship Fund, c/o Clayton Funeral Home.
Published in Newsday on July 11, 2005