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John Paul Murphy, Sr
Birth: Oct. 26, 1920
Waltham
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Sep. 13, 2006
Newton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

Beloved husband of the late Carmella N. (Gorgone) Murphy. Devoted father of Marie Eleanor and her husband Gerald, and the late John Paul Murphy, Jr.

Son of Marie Helena (Allie) and Francis Simon Murphy. Brother of Barbara, Francis, and the late Lorraine Burns, Edward Murphy, Patricia Murphy, Frances Eleanor McGovern, Florence Morse and Thomas J Murphy.

John enjoyed spending time in Plymouth, MA and loved boats, lighthouses and the ocean. He had 6 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and many nieces & nephews.

John owned & operated Gibbs Express Co. in Waltham for over 55 years. The company was was founded in 1842 by Col. William Gibbs, and when he retired in 2005 Gibbs Express was the oldest operating business in Waltham. He began working for the company in his teens alongside his father.

A Mass of Christian Burial in celebration of his life was held at Saint Bernard's Church in West Newton where he had been a parishioner his entire life.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Francis Simon Murphy (1891 - 1937)
  Marie Helena Allie Murphy (1893 - 1977)
 
 Spouse:
  Carmella Nancy Gorgone Murphy (1922 - 2003)
 
 Children:
  John Paul Murphy (1943 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas J Murphy (1913 - 1989)*
  Frances Eleanor Murphy McGovern (1915 - 1986)*
  Florence Louise Murphy Morse (1917 - 1998)*
  Edward C Murphy (1919 - 2010)*
  John Paul Murphy (1920 - 2006)
  Lorraine Julia Murphy Burns (1924 - 2011)*
  Patricia Jane Murphy (1930 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Hail Mary full of Grace the Lord is with Thee
 
Burial:
Newton Cemetery and Crematory
Newton
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section D North Lot 699
 
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Record added: Mar 29, 2008
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