Daniel J. Murphy

August 11, 1938November 20, 2017

Daniel J. Murphy of Congers, NY died peacefully after a long illness on November 20, 2017. Dan. born on August 11, 1938 was a life-long New Yorker and lived in Congers for 36 years. He is predeceased by his parents Mary (nee Lenihan) and Michael Murphy, his sister Maureen Ryan, brother Michael Murphy, nephew John Ryan, and nieces Colleen Ryan and Susan Coyle. Dan is survived by his loving, kind, and caring son Danny Murphy of Nanuet, NY, his brother Eugene Murphy and his wife Carol, brother-in-law John Ryan, and many nieces and nephews. He is a proud veteran of the United States Army and was employed for over 40 years at A. J. Contracting Company in New York City. Family will receive relatives and friends on Sunday, November 26th from 4 to 8 pm at Higgins Funeral Home, 113 Lake Road East, Congers, NY. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on November 27th at St. Paul’s, 82 Lake Road, Congers, followed by internment at Frederick Loescher Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, 220 Brick Church Road, Spring Valley, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to New Jersey Special Olympics (SONJ), Project ASK Basketball Program, 3 Princess Road, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648.


  • Visiting Sunday, November 26, 2017
  • Funeral Mass Monday, November 27, 2017
  • Interment Monday, November 27, 2017

Daniel J. Murphy

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November 26, 2017

We love you buddy. Rest in Peace
James and Jeanette Farrenkopf

Peter & Barbara Duffy

November 24, 2017

Fond memories of fishing at Schroon Lake and fun at Saratoga Racetrack. Rest In Peace Dan.