Michael L. Murphy

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.


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  • murf

    I love you and miss you with all my heart Dad. Thank you for being the best Father I could have ever asked for. I love you.