Francis J. “Skip” Murphy, III

1952 ∼ 2017

Francis J. “Skip” Murphy, III

Francis J. “Skip” Murphy, III, 64, passed away on May 8, 2017 in the sky where he loved to be.

Skip was born in Cambridge, MA a son of Virginia M. and the late Francis J. Murphy, Jr. He grew up in Waltham and graduated from St. Mary’s School. He worked as a flight attendant for 25 years and worked in various restaurants all over the nation. Skip loved to travel, especially to Bangkok. He was on his dream vacation in Vietnam when he became ill. He enjoyed cooking and he was a self-described foodie.

He was predeceased by his brother, Kevin Paul Murphy.

Survivors include his beloved mother, Virginia M.  Murphy; siblings, Andrea Murphy, Stephen (Olympia) Murphy, Sean Murphy; nephews, Kyle Alexander and Sean Patrick Murphy; he is also survived by many wonderful friends.

Relatives and friends are invited and may visit with Skip’s family on Thursday evening, May 11th at the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 475 Main Street, Falmouth from 5 until 7 PM.

The funeral Mass will be held on Friday, May 12th at 10 AM at St. Patrick’s Church, 511 Main Street, Falmouth.

To remember Skip in a special way, memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123-1718.


Thursday, May 11, 2017
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Chapman, Cole & Gleason
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Friday, May 12, 2017 | 10:00 AM

St. Patrick's Church - Falmouth
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American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK  73123-1718.

Francis J. “Skip” Murphy, III

1952 ∼ 2017

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