Obituary: James B. Murphy

James B. Murphy, at 56

James B. Murphy Jr., of Hull, died July 13 at the age of 56.

The son of James B. Murphy Sr. of Hull and Elaine Cieri of Randolph, father of Joseph P. Murphy and his wife Kendall of Rockland, and Kristine Munnis of Weymouth; beloved companion of 25 years of Kathleen Berry of Hull; loving grandfather of Katelyn, Justin, and Ema; brother of Joseph Murphy and his wife Joanne, Julie Murphy, William Murphy and his wife Lori, Lisa Hoban, David Foley, Laurie Foley, Robin Cohen, and Cherri Foley; Mr. Murphy was also an uncle to Jeremy Murphy, Jessica, Jaime, Tayla, and Allyson; Godfather of Jeremy Murphy and Tayla. He is also survived by his aunt Virginia Miraglia, and his former wife Michelle Murphy. He was the grandson of the late Joseph and Julia Cieri and William and Jenny Murphy; nephew of the late Vincent Cieri, Karen Brown Cieri, William and Dorothy Murphy.

Mr. Murphy was a U.S Navy Veteran and worked as an Electricians assistant for many years at Handrahan Electric.

Services have been held. Remembrances may be made to Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Attn: Contributions Services, 6th Fl., 10 Brookline Place West, Brookline, MA 02445. For additional information and online condolences, please visit