Michael L. Murphy, 71, of Mashpee died at his home on June 9 after a long battle with cancer.
Mr. Murphy was the son of Joshua Murphy Jr. and Evangeline (Doucette) Murphy. He worked as a heavy equipment operator with the Falmouth Department of Public Works prior to his retirement.
He enjoyed sailing on his boat, the S/V Miss Sweet Pea.
Mr. Murphy leaves his son, Sean Murphy of Hyde Park; his daughter, Maureen Murphy of Nashville, Tennessee; his brother, Joshua W. Murphy III of Waquoit; and two nieces, Lynne Ellsworth and Tracy Murphy.
A private memorial will be held at a later date.
Donations in Mr. Murphy’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.