About

At Murphy Funeral Homes Falls Church, we have proudly served the Northern Virginia community since 1965. It is our privilege to provide funeral and cremation services to all Washington metropolitan area families who entrust us with their loved ones.

Personalized funeral service

Every person’s life is unique—and deserves to be celebrated in a unique way. Our professional, caring funeral directors strive to help you create a meaningful and memorable tribute that honors your loved one’s wishes and reflects their passions, personality and individuality. Photographs, videos, music and customized mementos all contribute to making a funeral or memorial service a one-of-a-kind event.

Involved in the Northern Virginia community

We know how important it is to be active and involved in the D.C. metro community, and our staff is fortunate enough to both live and work in Northern Virginia. At Murphy Funeral Homes, we are affiliated with several organizations in our community, including the Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis Club, Kiwi Organization, Lions Club, Demort Team, Sons of the American Revolution, Arlington County Chamber of Commerce and Falls Church Chamber of Commerce.

Trusted provider

We are proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial® network funeral, cremation and cemetery service providers. When you choose Murphy Funeral Homes, you receive the compassionate care you expect from a Falls Church-operated establishment and the amenities and benefits you deserve from North America’s largest and most trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services.

WHV 2020 - Level 2We honor veterans

At Murphy Funeral Home, we understand the unique needs of America’s veterans and their families. As a Level Two Founding Community Partner with We Honor Veterans, our staff is knowledgeable in the benefits available to veterans and their families. With respect, integrity and dignity, we will walk you through the steps of creating a veteran's memorial service that truly honors the life and sacrifice of your loved one.

Convenient location

Located in the heart of Falls Church on West Broad Street, Murphy Funeral Homes is minutes away from 66 and the West Falls Church metro station. You're welcome to stop by to meet our staff and tour our beautiful funeral home. Please give us a call if you have an immediate need or would like more information about our funeral and cremation services.

History

The Murphy Funeral Home in Falls Church, Virginia, opened in 1965 after founders, Robert J. and Betty Murphy decided to open another location in Northern Virginia to better serve the community. The original Murphy Funeral Home opened in 1956 and was located in Arlington on Columbia Pike and relocated to a larger home on Wilson Boulevard in 1975.

60 years of service

With more than 60 years of service, the Murphy Funeral Homes have continued to evolve and grow with the diverse and changing Northern Virginia community. We are guided by a quote from our founder, Mr. Murphy: "You don't make yourself known. You make yourself worthy of being known."

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Ratings & Reviews

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Since 2005, many of our customers have taken the time to tell us how we did each year via our Voice of the Customer program. Our star ratings and comments from families come directly from these surveys.

"Murphy's Funeral Home provides professional and exceptional services during the most trying time of your life. No pressure applied to purchase unnecessary items. Every step was clearly explained. Funeral director Tharon was the best!"

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May 2022

"Tharon Stengel was very professional and executed his job overseeing my sister's funeral arrangements quite exceptional. I was very pleased with everything and really enjoyed working with him."

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April 2022

"Overall very good service. Some how, public needs to be made aware of rising costs. Also of changes in selecting items such as the casket in particular."

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March 2022

"Each person we came into contact with was very professional, friendly and knowledgeable. During the viewings and service the staff was always in the background but left me with the feeling that they were always at the ready should they be needed. That is a very comfortable feeling at a time when your emotions have you in a vulnerable state of mind

. Thank you so much."

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March 2022

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