Roy James Murphy
Roy Murphy, husband of the late Carmel (Perry) Murphy went to be with his Lord and Saviour on Friday, July 6, 2012 at the Ridgewood Veterans Wing. He was born on April 30, 1922 in Kenogami, Quebec to the late Russell and Florence (Paugh) Murphy. Roy worked with Acme Construction (17 years), and the Barrich Green Armories Office Mess, Bar Steward (20 years). He was a member of the Royal Army Service Corp, Charlotte Street Seniors Centre and the Royal Canadian Legion.
He is survived by his son, David Perry (Marie) of Saint John; daughter, Gloria Babcock (Karl) of Campbell River, BC; brother, Ernest (Anne) of Summerside, PE; sister, June Crossman (Kenneth) of Moncton; three grandchildren: Kimberly, John David and Janalyn Noel; nieces: Janice Hardy, Ronda Allen and Lois Crossman; nephews: Randy Smith (Jackie), Alvin Murphy (Margaret), Philip Crossman (Sydonyia) and Allan Fleiger (Lois); sister-in-law, Dona Atcheson; special friend, Phyllis Gautreau and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his wife, parents; son, Richard Perry; longtime friend, Alice Ferris; sister, Doris Smith; brother-in-law, Wally Smith and sister-in-law, Connie Fleiger.
Resting at Brenan's Funeral Home, 111 Paradise Row, Saint John (634-7424) with visitation on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 pm. A Royal Canadian Legion Tribute Service will be held on Sunday at 7:00 pm during visiting. The Funeral Service will be held from Brenan's Chapel on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 12 noon. A Interment will take place in St. Joseph’s Cemetery. For those who wish, remembrances to the charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family.