Michael Francis Murphy
June 4, 1949 – June 8, 2018
Michael Francis Murphy, 69, formerly of New Bedford, passed away on June 8, 2018 in Hampton, Virginia.
Born in California, he was a son of the late Joseph and Annabelle (Patterson) Murphy.
He was a graduate of New Bedford High School and attended SMU, now U-Mass Dartmouth.
He was a United States Air Force Veteran having served for 20 years.
He was an avid reader, enjoyed cooking, traveling, boating and was a sports enthusiast.
He is survived by two brothers, Thomas Murphy and his wife Nancy of E. Freetown and Patrick Murphy of New Bedford; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Annabelle Murphy and half brother, Earl Finley.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517.
Arrangements are in the care of Waring-Sullivan Home at Dartmouth, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth.
- The late Joseph Murphy, Father
- The late Annabelle (Patterson) Murphy, Mother
- Thomas Murphy, Brother
- Nancy Murphy, Sister-in-law
- Patrick Murphy, Brother
- The late Annabelle Murphy, Sister
- The late Earl Finley, Brother
- He is also survived by several nieces and nephews