Richard F. Murphy, Sr., age 88, of Brockton MA, formerly of Riverhead, NY and Sanibel Island, FL, died Thursday, August 15, 2019 at Blue Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center. Richard was the husband of the late Gail (McLoughlin) Murphy. Born in Manhattan and raised and educated in Elmont, NY, he was the son of the late William and Anna (Hughes) Murphy. Richard served with the Marines during the Korean Conflict. He had been employed as an Electrical Engineer for 20 years by Con Edison and retired after 30 years from the City of New York Board of Education.
Richard was the father of Robert Murphy of Long Beach, NY, Barbara Murphy of Brockton, Donna Jones and her husband Dean also of Brockton, the late Richard Murphy Jr., Suzanne Savino and her husband Mark, Barbara Amarouso and her husband Paul and Jayme Hubbs and her husband Jamie all of Huntington, NY. He was the grandfather of Emily and Brian Jones, Abigail Murphy, Nicoli, Stefan and Mimi Mazut, Olivia, Julia, Elle and Ben Amarouso and Lily Hubbs. He is also survived by his brother William Murphy, Jr. of Northport, NY and was the brother of the late Margaret Silveri.
Visitation will be at Nolan Funeral Home in Northport, NY on August 23, 2019 from 5-8pm and Funeral Services will be held at Our Queen of Martyrs Church in Centerport, NY on August 24, 2019 at 12:15 pm. Graveside services will be held at a later date in Pine Hill Cemetery, West Bridgewater.