Lawrence D. Murphy
1929 ∼ 2017
Lawrence D. Murphy, 87 of Cotuit, died on February 9, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Helen Lilian Murphy.
Lawrence was born and raised in Melrose, Massachusetts. He joined the US Army and was a Paratrooper 11th Airborne from 1945 to 1947. He was a member of the Blind Veterans Association and the VFW Sargent Harold O. Young Post 2394
Lawrence was a Melrose firefighter for 30 years before retiring.
A huge baseball fan he followed the Cotuit Kettleers and the Boston Red Sox.
He is survived by his children, Lawrence E. Murphy and his wife Carole, Lynne A. Murphy, Douglas M. Murphy and his wife Deborah and Kevin C. Murphy, his grandchildren Nathan, Justin, Bridget, Paige and Patrick and a great granddaughter Ella.
Visitation will be on Saturday, February 18th from 11 to 1pm in the John-Lawrence Funeral Home, 3778 Falmouth Rd. Route 28, Marstons Mills, MA.
Burial will be at a later date.