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Paul J. Murphy

November 22, 1944 ~ December 28, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old

Paul Murphy Obituary

It comes with a heavy heart to announce the peaceful sudden passing of Paul John Murphy on December 28th 2023 of Tewksbury formally of Malden. Paul was 79 years of age. He was the  husband of Donna (Thibedeau) Murphy, which he shared 60 years of marriage with. He was born in Boston on November 22, 1944 to the late Timothy B. & Louise (Bowen) Murphy.

He was proceeded in death by his youngest daughter Lynn Marie Finn, wife of Chris Finn of Lynnfield. In addition to his wife he was the loving father of Paul T. Murphy and his wife Jeanne of Melrose, his daughter Charlene Schiavo and her husband John of Tewksbury. He was the cherished grandfather to Brittany Lynn Hazelton of Stoneham, Kevin R. Hazelton and his wife Megan of Billerica, Mackenzie L. Murphy and Courtney J. Murphy both of Melrose and  Alexis J. Finn and Christopher J. Finn both of Lynnfield. He was also survived by two great-grandchildren Giovanny and Sophia Hazelton as well as his best friend, his dog Chase.

Brother of Helen Marino and her husband Peter of Burlington, Regina Sullivan and her husband Steve of Medford, Mary Hughes and her husband Kenny of Arlington and Robert Murphy of Somerville. He is also proceeded in death by his sister Louise Murphy and brother John Murphy. Lovingly survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are kindly invited to attend Visiting Hours in the Carroll Funeral Home, 721 Salem Street (Maplewood Square) MALDEN on Wednesday, January 3rd from 3-7 PM with prayers being offered at 6:30 PM. Committal Services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made the American Cancer Society with address and website link listed below.

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January 3, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Carroll Funeral Home
721 Salem Street
Malden, MA 02148

Prayer Service
January 3, 2024

6:30 PM
Carroll Funeral Home
721 Salem Street
Malden, MA 02148

Private Committal


American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 1120, Framingham MA 01701


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