Jim Murphy

[10 AUG 1929 - C1 - 20333 - 22 APR 2015]

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Paul Sullivan - Don Hilbert - Jim Murphy
[50th Reunion]



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Sitting: Jim and Helen Marie Murphy - Bill Norvell and Treasure Delashaw - Standing: Don and Marcia Giza - Bobbie Samos [50th Reunion]



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Murphy - Sullivan - Fralen - Robinson - Toni Maurer - Lichtenberg - Carla and Don Hilbert - Stern - Thorsen [From NYC - 50th Reunion]



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Lt. and Mrs. Gerald J. Samos on the steps of the Cadet Chapel at 8:00PM on graduation day - 7 June 1955 - Ushers: Jim Murphy - Don Isbell - Don Giza and Ken Donaldson



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C-1 Firsties - 1st Row: Griggs - Page - Sietman - Hayes - Negaard - Bates - Maurer - 2nd Row: Giza - Murphy - Staudaher - 3rd Row: Fleeger - Isbell - Charlie Johnson - 4th Row: Fred Phillips (CO) - Domeck - Sloan - Samos - 5th Row: Viney - Ceglowski Armour - Passafiume - Humphrey - Lozier - McClelland (Absent: Norvell)



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Jim Murphy
[Fort Knox - 1954]



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Murphy - Bates - Dave Young - Howard Whitaker
[Air Force Trip - 1953]



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

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James Francis Murphy III

James Francis Murphy III was born on 10 August 1929 in Rockville Centre, New York and appointed to West Point from the 9th Congressional District of Indiana. He entered on 3 July 1951 and was in Company C 1. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in the US Army in the Air Defense Artillery.


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Helen Marie (Fagan) Murphy



MURPHY--Helen Marie (Fagan), 70 of Garden City, LI died peacefully on May 4, 2006. Born in Brooklyn on Oct 15, 1935, Helen Marie graduated from Ladycliff College and received her Masters in Education from St. John's University and taught 2nd grade in Babylon. Married on Nov 24, 1962 to James F Murphy III, she left teaching to raise her loving family, Kathleen Murphy of NYC, Elizabeth Cooke of Pacific Palisades, CA, Helen Marie Sweeney of Garden City, LI, Kristin Hubschman of Rockville Centre, LI, and her only son James F Murphy IV, whom she lost on Sept. 11, 2001.

Known as ''The Goddess'' by her adoring husband Jim of 43 years, she is survived by 4 daughters, her daughter-in-law Jeanine Kelly Murphy, her sons-in-law, Dan Cooke, Paul Sweeney, Jon Hubschman, 9 grandchildren, Emily, Sophie, Luke, Kate, Colin, Elizabeth, Andrew, Sarah and Thomas, her brother Rev. Msgr. Robert Emmet Fagan, her sisters, Sr. Kathleen Fagan RSHM, Jane Fucigna and countless friends. Helen was pre-deceased by her brother Rev. Msgr. John T, Fagan.

She will always be remembered for her deep faith in God, love for her family and friends, her inviting sense of humor and her kindness to all she met. A wake will be held at Fairchild & Sons, 1201 Franklin Ave. Garden City, on Saturday, May 6th 7-9pm, Sunday, May 7th, 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Joseph's RC Church 450 Franklin Ave, Garden City on Monday May 8th at 10am, followed by internment at Holy Rood cemetery in Westbury.


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James Francis Murphy III

James Francis Murphy III, 85 of Garden City, LI passed away on April 22, 2015. Born in Brooklyn on August 10, 1929 and raised in Rockville Centre, LI, Jim graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1955. After three years in the Army, he joined the business co-founded by his father, and had an over 50 year career in the dredging, ship repair, real estate industries, serving as President and Chairman of the Board of several companies, including New York Shipyard Corp. in Red Hook, Brooklyn.

In 1962, Jim married Helen Marie Fagan and together they raised their five children in Rockville Centre and then Garden City, LI. Jim was predeceased by his wife, and his son, James F. Murphy IV, and is survived by his four daughters, Kathleen Murphy Alcock (Mark) of New York City, Elizabeth Cooke (Dan) of Glen Head, NY, Helen M. Sweeney of Sea Cliff, NY, and Kristin Hubschman (Jon) of Rockville Centre, NY, his daughter in law, Jeanine Kelly Murphy, and nine grandchildren.

A man of deep integrity, understated wit, and a deep sense of family and tradition, Jim will be sorely missed by all who knew him. A wake will be held at Fairchild Sons Funeral Home, 1201 Franklin Avenue, Garden City on Saturday, April 25, 7-9 pm, Sunday, April 26, 2-4 and 7-9. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, April 27 at 10am at St. Joseph's RC Church at 450 Franklin Avenue, Garden City, followed by interment at Holy Rood Cemetery in Westbury.

Published in Newsday on Apr. 24, 2015


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