2010-01-15 / Obits

Edward J. Murphy


Edward J. Murphy, a 25-year Rock - away resident, died January 7.

Murphy was born in Dublin, Ireland and moved to Rockaway from Rose - dale, New York. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Rockaway Council, usher at St. Camillus Church and for many years, the proprietor of Sunoco Station and The Moon Pub, both in Middle Village, New York. He also served in The Royal Air Force during World War II.

Murphy is survived by his wife, Beatrice Daniels Murphy; daughters, Arleen Rowen, Coleen Hiatt, Diane Burke, Brothers Patrick and Seamus Murphy; sister, Mary Murphy; sistersin law, Mary Quill and Helen Hickey; grandchildren, Michael Harte, Darren Rowen and Kasey Rowen.

Funeral arrangements were en - trusted to Denis S. O’Connor Funeral Home, Rockaway Beach. A funeral mass was held at St. Camillus Church, Rockaway Park. Interment remained private.

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