Robert D. Murphy

Robert D. Murphy, a Past Commander of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts, died at Massachusetts General Hospital Wednesday November 3, 2010. He was 79 years old. Born in Boston and raised in Jamaica Plain and Dorchester, he was a graduate of Mechanical Arts High School. He enlisted in the US Army during the Korean Era and later graduated from Northeastern University. He established the R. D. Murphy Insurance Agency in 1957. Mr. Murphy was a resident of Milton for 29 years, moving to East Dennis in 1999. Beloved husband of Arlene C. (Wagner) Murphy. Loving father of Marlene Murphy-Campbell of Randolph, Elise Murphy-Mulligan of CT and Robert D. Murphy Jr. of Norwell. Grandfather of Melissa Shubert of KS, Cara-Cecelia Mulligan of CT and the late Christopher Shubert. Brother of Irene Zielinski of Ohio and the late William Murphy, Eleanor Shea and Patricia Hintz. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Elizabeth Church, Reedsdale Road at Randolph Avenue, Milton, Monday November 8 at 10:00 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, MILTON, Sunday 2-6 PM. Interment Milton Cemetery. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham MA 01701.