In Memory of




Obituary for Joseph W. Murphy

MURPHY, Joseph W. of Arlington, formerly of Cambridge. April 20, 2023. Beloved husband of Kathleen M. (Abbott). Loving father of Elaine B. Murphy of Belmont and Phyllis Murphy and her husband Kevin Tomlinson of Chicago. Devoted brother of Catherine Murphy Copp of IN, Eleanor Coyne and her husband Jack of FL, and the late Martha Oster and her husband George of FL. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Joe was a Cambridge School teacher for over 35 years. Vietnam Army veteran. The family would like to thank Dr. FW Nugent and his team and BILH Hospice. Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Tuesday from 4-7 pm at the Keefe Funeral Home, 5 Chestnut St., ARLINGTON. A funeral mass will be held in Saint Agnes’ Church on Wednesday at 11:30 am. Burial in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Arlington. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the charity of your choice. For obituary, directions or to send a condolence visit