John J. Murphy of East Falmouth, 61, died August 25. He leaves family in Pocasset.

He was the son of Robert Francis Murphy and Rosemary (Hourihan) Murphy. He graduated from Catholic Memorial High School.

Mr. Murphy, who was known as Jack, was a former resident of Needham.

He leaves a son, John J. Murphy Jr. and his wife, Melody Murphy, of Bellingham; a daughter, Kaitlin Murphy of Pocasset; and three grandchildren. He also leaves his former spouse, Susan (Phillips) Murphy of Pocasset; as well as his siblings, Kathy Rabinowitz of Charlotte, Vermont, Bob Murphy of Meredith, New Hampshire, Gary Murphy of Cotuit, Greg Murphy of New Milford, Connecticut, and Rosemary Murphy of Boston; and other family.

A funeral Mass was celebrated at noon on Thursday, August 29, at St. Bartholomew’s Church in Needham, followed by a celebration of his life.

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