Obituary: Stephen J. Murphy, 46, of Hamilton

Stephen J. Murphy, 46, of Hamilton died unexpectedly, Monday, Sept. 3 in Winchester.

Mr. Stephen J. Murphy, 46, beloved husband of Beth (St. Pierre) Murphy, died unexpectedly, Monday, Sept. 3, 2012 in Winchester.

Born in Cambridge, he was the son of Robert and Jane (Cronin) Murphy of Gloucester. Stephen was raised and educated in Wakefield and graduated from , class of 1983. He continued his education at the University of Lowell where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree and at  in Boston where he earned his MBA.

Stephen had most recently been employed at CPI Industries in Beverly where he loved his job and the people he worked with.

He had a passion for music and played his guitar every day. He enjoyed Irish music and playing pool with his father-in-law. Most of all, he enjoyed being with his family. Stephen was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend who will be missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his wife with whom he shared 17 years of marriage, and his parents, he is survived by a daughter, Kyleigh Murphy, a son, Kevin Murphy both of Hamilton, three sisters, Jane Given and her husband, Bob of Reading, Susan Chinappi and her husband, Louis of Peabody and Trisha Coffey and her husband, Brian of Lynnfield, a brother, Robert Murphy and his wife, Sarah of Westwood and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

A funeral service will be held at the , 50 Union St., Hamilton, Friday, Sept. 7, 2012 at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Visiting hours at the Campbell–Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 9 Dane St., Beverly (Downtown location) Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be private. Please omit flowers.

Expressions of sympathy may be made in Stephen’s memory to a scholarship fund for his children, Kevin and Kyleigh, c/o Ron St. Pierre Law Office, 316 Merrimack St., Newburyport, MA 01950. Information, directions and condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.


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