Dennis Murphy

Full Name: Dennis Patrick Murphy
Date of Birth: December 25, 1954
Date of Death: February 28, 2020

Service Information:
March 7, 2020 - 10:00 AM - St. Bernard Catholic Church

Dennis Patrick Murphy, 65, of Barboursville, WV, passed away on February 28, 2020 at Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, WV. Dennis was born December 25, 1954 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, he was raised in Pittsburgh, PA and spent most of his adult life in Huntington, WV. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Dolores “Dee” Murphy; his parents, Daniel and Joyce Murphy; three sons, Matthew Eric Murphy (April), Daniel Patrick Murphy (Brooke) and Justin Michael Murphy (Anna); four grandchildren, Briana Murphy, Maddy Murphy, Eleanor Murphy, Fiona Murphy; five sisters, Katherine Gross (Steve), Meghan Porco (Tony), Christine Schramm (Dave), Maureen Lucas, Molly Murphy; three brothers, John Murphy (Rose), Bernard Murphy and Terry Murphy. Dennis is preceded in death by a brother, James Murphy, a grandson Daniel Patrick Murphy, a special brother-in-law Samuel Higgins. The only thing he loved more than the Pittsburgh Pirates was his grandchildren and family. A Memorial Service will be held 10 am, Saturday, March 7, 2020 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 311 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA. 15216. Inurnment will follow at Queen of Heaven Cemetery, 2900 Washington Road, Canonsburg, PA 15317. Klingel-Carpenter Mortuary is assisting the family with arrangements. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to the American Diabetes Association.

From: Ian Bellis Mar 1 2020 7:26PM
Condolences & best wishes to the entire family of a man
who was one of kind, someone who impacted the life of everyone,
of any age, who knew him, and was the definition of a man
for whom family was first.
From: Joan BellisMar 6 2020 12:05PM
What a unique individual.Endlessly curious-just enjoyed finding stuff out.You could ask him about anything and it wasn’t new. Clever, kind, handsome and funny. And real.Raising him must have been a hoot-with a string of “uh-ohs.” No way it wasn’t interesting. How proud his parents and family must be of the way he conducted himself. Very few could suffer so many overwhelming setbacks and keep a brave face.Love for others prompted that brave face. He loved and was committed to Dee from teen-age love “on.”He adored his boys and spoke about them with great pride. Always.Love made him courteous in the give-and-take of conversation.And it was central to his closeness to his whole extended family. As I understand it, that crowd-HIS crowd, is unmatched for excitement and fun.  Someone really good is gone.And he was a fine,fine person to have on this earth. Of highest quality. Knowing him made us lucky people. Me,Elwyn,Ian and Gabe...allloved him dearly. Dearly. Thank you for your time here, Denny, we are better because of it. Joan

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