Joseph L. Murphy

Joseph L. Murphy, 88, of Palm Bay, Florida, formerly of Weymouth died on July 17, 2012. He was the husband of the late June (Larson) Murphy. A resident of Weymouth for many years, Mr. Murphy was born in Quincy, on June 17, 1924, the son of the late James and Annie (Griffin) Murphy.  During World War II he served with the Army Air Corps. Before retiring he was employed by Universal Fixtures. He enjoyed  western music, western movies and shows, loved to garden and cook, but most of all he loved his wife of 56 years, June, who died in 2004. Mr. Murphy was the father of   Richard L. Murphy and his wife Christiane of Palm Bay, FL and William R. Murphy and his wife Rosemary of Quincy.  Survived by his grandchildren; Patrick Murphy, Virginie Smith , Amy Murphy and Molly Murphy , a great grandson, Patrick Murphy.   Also survived by his sister, Helen Mitchell of Quincy.  He was predeceased by several brothers and sisters. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 24 from 4-8 PM in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave. Milton.  Interment   Blue Hills Cemetery on Wednesday. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children-Boston, 51 Blossom Street, Boston, MA 02114.