Harold V. Murphy Jr., 91, of Milford, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Blaire House Assisted Living in Milford MA. He was the husband of the late Shirley A. (Donahue) Murphy who passed away in 2017. He was born in Milford son of the late Harold V. Murphy Sr. and the late Catherine (Marcoletti) Murphy and was a lifelong Milford resident. He was a graduate of the Milford High School class of 1943. He was a graduate from St. Michaels College in Vermont where he received a Bachelors degree in education and also received a Masters degree from Worcester State College. He was a World War II Navy Veteran. Mr. Murphy retired in 1980 from the Mendon Upton Regional school district where he was employed as a teacher for 35 years. He was the First Ordained Eucharist Minister at St Marys, Member of legion, VFW, K of C, Member of MTA & MRTA , PTO St Mary's & Mendon Upton Regional Pres. Teacher Assoc. Mendon Upton, Pres St. Joseph Guild, Director Adult Ed Nipmuc, Chairman Troop 6 Boy Scouts, Treasurer committee 200th Anniversary Milford.
He is survived by his children, Harold V. Murphy III and his wife Ellen of Hopedale, Sean Murphy and his wife Catherine of Blackstone, Patrick Murphy and his wife Danielle of Wake Forest NC, Colleen and her husband Robert Malnati of Hopedale, Erin and her husband William Berardi of Grafton, Megan Murphy of Milford, twelve grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren, sister, Marilyn Dupre, brother-in-law, Ronald Benoit and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his son Michael Murphy, great-granddaughter, Peyton Killian, his sisters, Louisa Benoit and Rosemary Murphy, brother-in-laws, Alphonse Dupre, Willian Donahue and wife Emilia, and Raymond Donahue and wife Carol, sister-in-laws, Grace Geake and husband John, Helen Brown and husband Bob. The funeral will be held Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 9 A.M. at the Consigli-Ruggerio Funeral Home, 46 Water St., Milford. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 A.M. at the St. Mary of the Assumption Church on Winter St. The burial will be at the convenience of the family. Calling hours will be held Monday from 5 to 7 P.M. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association309 Waverly Oaks Rd. Waltham MA 02452 Please visit us www.consigliruggeriofuneralhome.com