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James C. Murphy

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James C. Murphy Obituary
James C. Murphy

AGE: 92 • Lakewood

James C. Murphy 92, passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017. Jim was born in Brooklyn, New York. A veteran of W.W. 11, Jim worked as a New York Longshoremen for 30 years before moving to New Jersey and opening Century 21 Good Neighbor Realty, which he owned and operated for over a decade. A Spring Lake resident for many years and not a fan of early retirement, he worked as Leasing Agent at Spring Lake Garden Apts until age 84. Jim enjoyed his final years at Leisure Village East, Lakewood, New Jersey. He was a member of The Manasquan Elks Lodge. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Eleanore, daughter Karen, and son James P. Murphy, siblings Tom, John, Helen and Beatrice Murphy. Surviving are brother, Joseph and sister, Anne Murphy, daughter, Gail Dunn and son-in law Joseph Dunn of Delaware, son, Dan Murphy of Lakewood, New Jersey, grandchildren: Eleanore Altaver, Joseph J. Dunn, Daniel and Natalie Murphy; great grandchildren: Emma, Ashley and James Altaver. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 from 3-7PM at the D'Elia Funeral Home 1300 Vermont Ave. Lakewood, NJ 08701. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 10:30AM at St. Mary of the Lake Church in Lakewood, NJ. Interment will take place at St. Mary of the Lake Cemetery in Lakewood, NJ. In lieu of flowers please make donations in James' memory to the Wounded Warrior Project. For further information or to post a tribute please visit
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 26, 2017
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