2011-12-15 / Obituaries

Patrick Joseph Murphy

Patrick Joseph Murphy, 53, Higgins Lake, died suddenly Dec. 12, 2011, in Prudenville.

Private family services have been held, with Father Bernard Tyler officiating. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery, Higgins Lake. Walsh Funeral Home, Roscommon, handled arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to St. Hubert Catholic Church, Higgins Lake.

Mr. Murphy was born Aug. 28, 1958, the son of Robert Jerome and Catherine Marie (Jurgenson) Murphy. He had lived at Higgins Lake for eight years. He previously lived in Albany, NY, for three years, having moved there from Taylor.

He worked as the deli department manager for Price Chopper in Albany, NY, for three years and was also an electrical handyman. He loved computers.

Preceding him in death were his father; and brother, Eddie Murphy.

Surviving Mr. Murphy are his mother, Catherine of Higgins Lake; siblings, Bob Murphy of Denver, CO, Kathy (Rick) Gabaldon of San Diego, CA, Margaret (Bill) Butkin of Taylor, Susanne Murphy of Taylor, Elizabeth Murphy of Roscommon and Mike (Jen) Murphy of Taylor; and many nieces and nephews.

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