Kenneth Murphy

  • Born: January 13, 1952
  • Died: February 15, 2017
  • Location: Wakefield, Massachusetts

McDonald Funeral Home

19 Yale Avenue
Wakefield, MA 01880
Tel. (781) 334-9966

Tribute & Message From The Family

Kenneth Paul Murphy, 65, of Wakefield died on Wednesday, February 15 at his residence.
Born in Somerville on January 13, 1952, he was the son of the late John and Julia (Simmons) Murphy.
Mr. Murphy was a graduate of North Cambridge Catholic High School, Class of 1970 and Northeastern University. He had been a Wakefield residence for the past 25 years. Mr. Murphy had worked as a respiratory therapist at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. He was an avid sports fan.
Mr. Murphy is survived by his wife Susan M. (Doiron) Murphy, his son Brendan M. Murphy of Wakefield, his brother John Murphy, Jr. of Cambridge and his sister Shelia Barnes of Florida. He was predeceased by his two brothers; Kevin Murphy and Joseph Murphy.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Florence Church, 47 Butler Ave., on Saturday at 10am. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Parkinson Disease Association, 72E Concord St., Boston, MA 02118.
Arrangements are in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home in Wakefield.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Susan and Brendan, so sorry for your loss. When we got together it was always fun, due to Kenny. His memory will survive.
Michael Casey

Posted by Michael Casey - Billerica, MA - family   February 25, 2017

Posted by Sara Brown - Antigonish, NS   February 21, 2017


Susan &brandon I am so sorry for your loss he is your angel watching over if there is anything you need please call me god bless loves you Cathy marino

Posted by Cathy Marino - Wakefield, MA - friend   February 21, 2017

Dear Susan and Brendan,
Please accept our deepest condolences on
the death of your husband and dad.
I can still see Kenny on the altar with my
brother Kenny 51 years ago at my wedding.
May you be blessed with warm memories
and the promises of your faith.
with Love,
Cousin Patricia and family

Posted by Patricia Leone - Stoneham, MA - Family   February 20, 2017


Susan and Brendan sorry for your loss. He will be missed ...I miss you already Uncle Kenny ....Going miss his joke's, laughs, memories I'm here for you guy's Love Danny Halloran

Posted by Daniel Halloran - allenstown, NH - Family   February 19, 2017

Susan & Brendan our prayers are with you at this very sad time Iam sure Ken would want us to remember the good times Which you all enjoyed the many trips to the Cape

Posted by Albie&Carolann Falkenham - Cape George, FL - Family Friend   February 19, 2017

Our heartfelt sympathy for your loss. So very shocked when my brother Ken called me this morning. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. A donation will be sent to the Parkinson's foundation in his memory.

Mary (Celia Laliberte) Lenihan - cousin

Posted by Mary Lenihan - Melrose, MA   February 18, 2017

So so sorry to hear. Just getting the news saturday morning at ten oclock. I am truly shocked. Don't know what else to say. VERY SAD.

Posted by Cousin Ken Laliberte    February 18, 2017

Susan and Bren I can't even begin to express my saddnes over looseing this great friend. He loved both of you more than anything. He will be greatly missed by all who called him their friend. Hail kenney!!!

Posted by Sandi Merrill - Nashua, NH - Friend   February 18, 2017

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