Obituary: Patrick Francis Murphy Sr., 69, of Milford

Patrick Francis Murphy Sr., 69, of Milford, volunteer, husband of Sharon Murphy, died Nov. 22.

Born on Feb. 1, 1947, in Bridgeport, to the late David and Irene Murphy; U.S. Marine, Vietnam Conflict; awarded Bronze Star and Purple Heart.

Besides his wife, survivors include children, Patrick (Julianne Etienne) Murphy Jr., Jason (Deborah) Cicero, Jamie Cicero, Carrie (Martin) Pastir and Debbie (Jason Compton) Murphy, 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, siblings, Maureen (Bob) McFadden, Timothy (Marie) Murphy, Noreen (Sylvia) Murphy, Kathleen (Kathy) Hyatt, and Pattyann (Clinton) Peterson, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Also predeceased by son, Daniel Murphy and brother, Kevin Murphy.

Memorial contributions: VA Connecticut Healthcare System Voluntary Service at

Cody-White Funeral Home, Milford.