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ANDOVER: Mr. Richard J. Murphy, a resident of Andover, passed away suddenly at the Lawrence General Hospital in Lawrence on Tuesday morning, March 1, 2016. He was 62 years old.

Born in Methuen on July 12, 1953, he was the beloved son of the late Daniel A. and Mary L. (Hyland) Murphy. Mr. Murphy was the proprietor of M & E Tree Service, formerly of Andover.

He was the loving brother of Dan W. and his wife, Barbara A. Murphy of Lexington, David F. and his wife, Martha Murphy of Andover and Dennis C. and his wife, Jenny Murphy of Melbourne, Australia. Richard is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

His funeral was held from the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover, on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at 8 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass celebrated in St. Augustine Church, 43 Essex Street, Andover at 9:15 a.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Services will conclude with interment in St. Augustine Cemetery in Andover. Donations in Richard’s memory may be made to the MSPCA at Nevins Farm, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. For additional information, please visit, www.burkemagliozzi.com.
Published on  March 3, 2016
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