James Murphy

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Hugh M. Moriarty Funeral Home
76 Park Street
Montclair, New Jersey, United States


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
Hugh M. Moriarty Funeral Home
76 Park Street
Montclair, New Jersey, United States


10:30 am
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Immaculate Conception Church
32 North Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Immaculate Conception Cemetery
712 Grove Street
Montclair, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of James Richard Murphy

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James R Murphy Sr., 82, passed away on Friday, February 26, 2021. Relatives
and friends are invited to attend the funeral service at the Hugh M Moriarity
Funeral Home, 76 Park Street, Montclair, NJ 07042. Visitation is Wednesday,
March 3, 2021 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m and 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. A Mass will
be held at the Immaculate Conception Church in Montclair, NJ at 10:30 a.m.,
Thursday, March 4, 2021. Interment will be at Immaculate Conception
Cemetery immediately following the mass.
Jim was a well-known salesman for Nabisco, Johnson & Johnson and Avery
Dennison. He was a little league coach and served as President for Verona
Baseball, avid golfer and loved his time at the Beach House with his Kids and
Grandkids. He also loved watching all the Grandkids play their sports,
perform in dance recitals and watching their graduations, sacraments and
other activities. He was also loved for funny jokes and teasing of all family
and friends. He’ll always be known for his love of the Notre Dame Fighting
Born in Newark, NJ, Mr. Murphy was born to John and Margaret Murphy. He
was a well-known figure in the community and beloved by his clients and
fellow sales team. He was the beloved husband of Elizabeth (Connell) for 32
years; father of Colleen M Smith (Peter), Dennis (Christine) Murphy and
James Murphy Jr (Rebecca); Grandfather to Ryan, Caitlin, Erin, Daniel,
Nathan, Jack, Sean, Abigail, Eleanor, Elizabeth, Lily, Liam and James.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Newark


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