David Murphy
1957 - 2020
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David Peter Murphy, 63, passed away on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. David was born on February 13, 1957 in Springfield, Massachusetts to the late Albert and Catherine (Walsh) Murphy.
David was a devoted father who dedicated his life and showed unconditional love for his daughter, Brittany Murphy Foley. He was a loving brother to Daniel Murphy, Wayne Murphy, Barbara Kowal, Robert Murphy, Nancy Murphy, Karen Luna, the late Kevin Murphy and Marnie Moore. David was survived by thirteen nieces and nephews. It is still unknown if David and his twin brother, Daniel, were Siamese twins because they spent so much time together.
He was known for his selflessness, sense of humor, and his kind and compassionate spirit.
He will forever be missed by his family and friends including Thomas Foley, Carol Cierpial and Mary Ann Lefemine. An hour of visitation will be held on Thursday, August 6th, 2020 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Beers & Story Funeral Home in South Hadley followed by a Funeral Mass at Saint Rose De Lima Church, 600 Grattan Street in Chicopee, at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in David's name may be made to Thomas J. O'Conner, 627 Cottage St. Springfield, MA 01104. Please visit www.beersandstory.com to sign the online guest book.


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Published in The Republican from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2020.
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August 15, 2020
It’s only been a little over two weeks since you left this earth. You are missed more than anyone can imagine. We love you ❤
Cierpial Carol
Family
August 10, 2020
Dave is a great person to know. Quick with a smile and a helping hand. It took me a long time to tell Dan and Dave apart. It really helped if one of the two did not shave. Two very unique and special people.
Paul Duval
Friend
August 6, 2020
Great guy, one of the twins I knew apart easily as they were different in their own ways though often together. Always an easy conversation with Dave, I will miss him. Too soon no doubt.
My condolences to the whole Murphy Clan.
Pierre Beaulieu
Friend
August 5, 2020
To the entire Murphy family and close friends, I am so very sorry for your loss. Dave was always a kind, honest man who was admired by many. I have so many fond memories of the Murphy's as I was growing up! Beautiful family. RIP Dave..you will be missed.
Kathy (Muldoon) Goldrick
Kathy (Muldoon) Goldrick
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August 4, 2020
Barb and family I am so sorry for loss. Dave was a great guy. It I s so hard to lose a twin because of the special bond they have just like my sisters Know you are in my thoughts and prayers
Cheryl Teehan Lamere
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August 3, 2020
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August 3, 2020
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August 2, 2020
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Mary Ann Lefemine
August 2, 2020
Dave was a kind wonderful person with a great sense of humor. I love you my friend, Rest Easy Now My condolences go out to Danny , Wayne, Barb and Brittany ( who Your Dad is extremely proud of) . I also want to extend my sympathy to the entire Murphy family. May God give you Peace, Strength and Understanding.
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