Arthur T. Murphy

Arthur T. Murphy, of Milton, died at Alliance Healthcare, Braintree, Thursday August 18, 2016. He was 87 years old.

Born in Boston and raised in Dorchester, Mr. Murphy was a graduate of the Boston Public Schools. He served in the United States Naval Reserves (Naval Intelligence Corps) during the Korean War. He and his brother-in-law, John Goodens, were the owners of G and M Liquors, Fields Corner, Dorchester for many years. Mr. Murphy retired in 1996.

Beloved husband of the late Patricia A. (Guilfoyle) Murphy. Survived by his children Thomas D. Murphy of Avon, Arthur T. Murphy Jr. of Westerly, RI, Robert G. Murphy of Woodcliff, NJ, William J. Murphy of Washington, DC and Lynne M. Devine of Hingham. Grandfather of 19 and great-grandfather of 6. Brother of Phyllis Goodens of Milton, Lorraine Connolly of Stoneham and the late Paul Murphy and Jeanne Dudley. Son of the late Phillip Murphy and Marie (Mae) Nowlin.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in Saint Agatha Church, Adams Street at Brook Road, Milton, Wednesday August 24 at 10:30 AM. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, Wednesday morning 9:00 -10:00 AM. Interment Milton Cemetery.

If desired, contributions in Arthur’s memory may be made to American Heart Assn., 300 5th Ave., Waltham, MA 02451.