HOWARD E. MURPHY Sr.
1919 – 2015 | Obituary | Condolences
Howard E. Murphy, Sr., 95, passed away Sunday February 1, 2015 at his residence at Elim Park, Cheshire, CT.
He was the widow of Madeline V. Murphy to whom he was married for 67 years.
He was born August 16, 1919 in Derby, son of the late George and Bridget Kathryn (Delaney) Murphy. Howard was a graduate of Derby High School, and received a B.A. from Manhattan College. He served with the United States Army Air Corp during World War II in England and France.
Prior to his retirement, Howard was the Supreme Secretary of the Knights of Columbus and served on their Board of Directors. He was a communicant of St. Thomas Becket Church and a former member of the New Haven Country Club. He was a fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus and a Knight of St. Gregory.
He is survived by his son Howard E. Jr. and his wife Mary Ellen Murphy of Cheshire; a daughter Maureen and her husband Michael Walsh of Bedford, NH; his daughter-in-law Kathryn Murphy of Bluffton, SC.; five grandchildren and six great grandchildren. Howard was predeceased by his son James F. Murphy, and three brothers George, Franklin, and James Murphy.
Arrangements- Mr. Murphy’s funeral will be held at 9:15 A.M. Saturday, February 7, 2015 from The Alderson-Ford Funeral Home of Cheshire, 615 South Main Street, 06410, and proceed to St. Thomas Becket Church, 435 North Brooksvale Road, Cheshire, CT 06410 for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. Burial with full Military Honors will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 700 Middletown Avenue, North Haven, CT 06473. Calling hours will be held Friday, February 6, 2015 from 4 to 7 P.M at the funeral home. Donations in Howard’s name may be made to Knights of Columbus Charities, One Columbus Plaza, P.O. Box 1966, New Haven, CT 06509.
To view these arrangements online, share a condolence or picture, please visit http://www.fordfh.com.
Published in The New Haven Register on Feb. 4, 2015
Murphy, Howard E. Sr. [MC???? RIP]
Guestbook: same link
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I believe that Howard is a member of the Class of 1942. I also believe that his son Howard is a member of the Class of 1970.
May He Rest In Peace.
McEneney, Mike (MC1953)
[JR: Thanks, Mike. Much appreciated.]
Murphy, Howard E. Sr. [MC1942 RIP]
Murphy, Howard E. Jr. [MC1970]
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Colon, Philip J. (MC1962) added this request to his prayer circle.
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