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John D. Murphy 1948-2023

John D. Murphy, 75, of Northampton, MA, passed away on July 30, 2023, at Cooley Dickinson Hospital. Born on July 14, 1948, in Northampton, Massachusetts, the son of the late Patrick Murphy and Mary (Scannell) Murphy.

John grew up in Northampton, MA, graduated from St. Michaels High School then went on to Western New England College where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and minored in Computer Science. He worked for John H. Breck Company in West Springfield, Stanley Home in Easthampton, Mass Mutual in Springfield and Hartford Insurance, where he retired from in 2010.

John met his loving wife Janice at a dance in West Springfield, they married on June 24, 1972, they have been married for 51 years.

John was predeceased by his Sisters Eileen Neville of Easthampton, Mary Fearns of Panama City Fl., and his brother Patrick Murphy of Fort Lauderdale FL.

John will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Janice M. (Lacinski) Murphy of Easthampton and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Friday, August 4, 2023, 4pm – 6pm at the Boucher O’Brien Funeral Home, 7 Pleasant St. Easthampton MA.

A Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, August 5, 2023, meeting at 10:00am at Our Lady of the Valley Parish.

In Lieu of flowers please donate to a charity of one’s choice.

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