James Patrick Murphy

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“Murph was a good basketball referee, but more so, he was a great guy. I worked games with him dozens of times, and every one of them was an enjoyable...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“My sincere condolences to the Murphy family. I always enjoyed Jim's enthusiasm on the court.Bill Tatelman ”
2 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“My sincerest condolences to the Murphy family. Jim was a good man...He will be missed! ”
3 of 10 | Posted by: Dennis DeAngelis - Glastonbury, CT

“My thoughts and prayers are with Jim's family and friends! Ed Lynch / Bd 6 Commissioner ”
4 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Kathy,We are so saddened to learn about Jim's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. ”
5 of 10 | Posted by: Diane & Don Bascom - Portland

“Kathy, we just heard of Jim's passing. Our sincerest sympathy and prayers are with you and your family at this time of loss.Dave & Terry Wagner ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“This is very sad news. Kathy I am sorry for your loss. He was much too young. ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Ronald Nardi - Anchorage, AK

“Dear Kathy, we are so sorry to hear of Jim's passing and extend our sympathies and prayers.The Michalski family ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: A friend

“Kathy Maye, I am so sorry to read of Jim's passing. My sincere sympathies to you. Remember I live right around the corner from you if you need...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Debby Rihm - Marlborough, CT

“Kathy Maye, we are so sad to hear of Jim's passing and extend our sincere sympathies and prayers. ”
10 of 10 | Posted by: Jim & Cathy Castellani - CT

James was born on October 20, 1955 and passed away on Sunday, June 30, 2019.

James was a resident of Marlborough, Connecticut at the time of passing.

He grew up in Torrington, attended St. Thomas Seminary High School in Bloomfield, graduating in 1973, UConn School of Nursing in Storrs, graduating in 1977, earned a Master's Degree in Community Mental Health Nursing from Russell Sage College in Troy, N.Y. in 1983, and achieved APRN Certification.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, July 12th, 6-8 pm, at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Rd., Colchester. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, July 13th, at 11:00 am, directly at St. Andrew Church, 128 Norwich Ave., Colchester. Burial in Torrington will be private. For online condolences, please visit www.auroramccarthyfuneralhome.com Memorial Service at the Aurora, Colchester at 6:00 PM on July 12, 2019.

Donations in his memory may be made to: Small Paws Bichon Rescue.