Col. EDWARD CONLEY MURPHY
Colonel Edward Conley Murphy died on November 10, 2013 peacefully at his home in Alexandria, VA. He is survived by five children, Edward Joseph Murphy, Timothy Kevin Murphy, James William (Deirdre Kostick) Murphy, Polly "Sis" Murphy Berry, and Mary Margaret (Michael) Lowery; three grandchildren, Kevin Daniel (Laura Katherine King) Berry, Megan Maureen Lowery, and Shannon Pauline Lowery; and four great-grandchildren, Anna Katherine Berry, Sarah Grace Berry, Thomas Conley Berry and Matthew Joseph Berry. He was preceded in death by his wife, Polly Murphy; brother, Jim Murphy; sister, Frances Rooney; and grandson Gregory Joseph Berry.
Family and friends may gather on Friday, November 15, 2013 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Everly-Wheatley Funeral Home, 1500 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22302. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 12 Noon at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 1427 W. Braddock Rd., Alexandria, VA 22302. Interment will be held at a later date at Arlington National Cemetery. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the Eichelberger/Murphy Scholarship Fund, US Military Academy, West Point, NY 10996 or to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church. A guest register may be found at