NEW ROCHELLE, NY -- Matthew E. Murphy a lifelong resident of New Rochelle died on September 2, 2016. He was 84.
Matthew was born on August 14, 1932 in New Rochelle to the late Matthew and Jane (Comerford) Murphy.
He worked as a salesman for many years At Foley's Hardware and then at Rawl Plug and at Brewers in Mamaroneck. He served in the Army during the Korean War.
He was predeceased by his wife the former Dorothy McHugh whom he married on November 28, 1959.She died on February 17, 1999.
He is survived by his two daughters Kathleen (Tony) Gajda and Joanne Murphy: his Granddaughter Mia. He was predeceased by his brother Joseph Murphy and his sisters Patricia Heilenday, Jacqueline Callaghan and Joan Heppes.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday 4-8pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, 16 Shea Pl, New Rochelle. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Wednesday 9:30am at Holy Name Church. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Veterans Hospital in Montrose.