Somerville Remembering William “Bill” F. Murphy

Our sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of William “Bill” F. Murphy on his passing.

William was a wonderful man who will be sadly missed here in Somerville.

MURPHY, William F. “Bill”, 1926-2019, 92yrs – Of Danvers formerly of Somerville.

Bill passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on October 6, 2019.

He was a decorated Veteran of the Korean War as well as former Commander and Chaplain of the American Legion, Post 388.

Bill a lifelong resident of Somerville was a devoted employee of the City of Somerville for 30 years.

He is survived by his loving brother Thomas J. Murphy and his wife Ruth of Danvers, his loving sister Helen Sweet and her husband Tom of Largo, FL as well as many loving nieces and nephews. Bill is predeceased by his brother John Murphy and his sisters Catherine DiGrazia and Christine Murphy.

Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) Somerville, Thursday morning at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Clement Church, Somerville at 10am.
Relatives and friends invited. Calling hours Wednesday 4-8pm.
Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

Donations may be made in Bill’s memory to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923. Veteran, US Army, Korean War.

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