Thomas J. "Saint Thomas" "Choo" Murphy
1937 - 2018
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Thomas J. "Choo" "Saint Thomas" Murphy

Westville, formerly Brooklawn - Surrounded by family, embraced eternal peace on June 21, 2018.Age 8. Thomas will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 59 years, Ruth A. Murphy, and his children, Thomas G. Murphy (Ceil) and Stacey G. Murphy, and will be forever adored by his grandchildren Casandra P. Murphy (Ian) and Zachary T. Murphy. Thomas will also be fondly celebrated by his surviving sisters, Mary Romania, Patricia White, and Veronica White. Born to John and Margaret Murphy on January 11, 1937, in Gloucester City, Thomas was predeceased by siblings Alice, Margaret, Catherine, John, Theresa, James, Francis, Agnes, Elaine, and Joan. Thomas was a devoted family man, proud U.S. Air Force Veteran, dedicated employee of the Philadelphia Navy Yard, and a member of VFW Post #72, the Brooklawn Board of Education, and the Sportsmen A.C. Thomas will always be remembered for his enduring commitment to his family and friends, and will be continuously cherished by those influenced by his generosity, benevolence, and enthusiastic passion for life. He demonstrated a magical ability to make others laugh, feel thoroughly loved, and welcomed. Relatives and friends are invited to meet Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 10 AM to 11 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church, 426 Monmouth St. in Gloucester City. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM. Internment will follow in New St. Mary's Cemetery, Bellmawr. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory of Thomas to: Msgr. Lucitt's Needy Children's Fund, P.O. Box 87, Gloucester City, NJ 08030. Condolences and Memories may be shared at under the obituary of Thomas J. Murphy. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through:

McCann-Healey Funeral Home:

Gloucester City


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Published in Courier Post on Jun. 24, 2018.
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December 19, 2018
Sorry to hear the sad news that you are no longer with us. It was a pleasure knowing you. Rest in Peace Mr Murphy.
June 27, 2018
We of the Yard Bird Club thank Mr. Murphy's Clan for his service. Memory Eternal forever living in Jesus name. The Navy Yard is an empty place without him.
Jim Pierman
Jim Pierman
June 25, 2018
Sorry for your family's loss. If there is anything you need just let us know. Your 309 neighbor
Jim & Kay Kearney
June 24, 2018
What a fun-loving guy ,we must celebrate all the good times, although how can a party ; or any future gatherings be the same . Another terrible empty spot left in every aspect of our future GOOD times! Mr. Murphy Jr....Mom and I ,also Tracy (hospitalized) sending condolences Great guy...runs in the family !Rest in Peace Mr . Murph..Iove ya eternally !
David &mom&Tracy Stone too Bennett
June 24, 2018
Remembering all the great times we had at the Poconos..Tom always made us laugh, Love and sympathy, Reen & Mike
Maureen & Mike Grello
June 23, 2018
We are so sorry for your loss. He was such a great, fun person to be around. He will be missed.
Love, MaryAnn and Dan
MaryAnn Parker-Queen
June 23, 2018
Rip Mr Murphy. Ty for always making me smile
Linda Varelli
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