Robert L. Murphy
1935 - 2017
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Robert L. a.k.a. Mark Ensinger, of Novi was born in Detroit on January 22, 1935. He passed away peacefully in W. Bloomfield Township on November 5, 2017. His parents were Lawrence P. and Grace E. (Neff) Murphy. He joined the United States Navy and retired as an officer on January 1, 1995. He was very active in Freemasonry and belonged to a multitude of Masonic related organizations.

His Masonic service will be held at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, MI on Saturday, November 11, at 11:00 A.M. Visitation on Friday, Nov. 10, from 3:00 to 8:00 P.M. and again on Saturday from 10:00 to 11:00 AM. Interment and Military Honors will be held at Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Rd., Holly, MI on Monday, November 13, at 1:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the George Washington Masonic National Memorial in Alexandria, VA. For further information please phone 248-684-6645 or visit

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Published in The Detroit News & Detroit Free Press on Nov. 7, 2017.
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December 14, 2017
Bob was a great landlord. He really liked my cat Rascal. He really loved his cat "Little Johnny". He had such a happy-go-lucky outlook on life and will be missed.
Brian T
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