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Gregory J. Murphy

Beloved brother and uncle;
 Gregory J. Murphy, 63, of Lowell, died Wednesday, January 14th at his residence.
 Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, September 8, 1951, the son of the late Thomas F. Murphy, Sr. and the late Helena (Byrt) Murphy, he attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of Lowell High School in the Class of 1969. He then went on to attend Lowell State College (now known as U-Mass Lowell).
 Greg was currently employed as an Information Specialist in the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, having worked there for over 15 years. Prior to that, he was a sales manager with Sterling Electronics in Waltham.
 A sports enthusiast, Greg was an avid Boston fan whose knowledge and interests went well beyond Boston sports.
 An expert 45’s player, he especially enjoyed playing with his family and friends.
       He was a lifelong communicant of St. Margaret Church in Lowell.
 Greg is survived by a sister Kathleen Akashian and her husband Bruce of Lowell; three brothers Thomas F. Murphy, Jr., Garry P. Murphy and his wife Norma and Kevin J. Murphy and his wife Ann, all of Lowell; and six nieces and nephews; Brian, Kerry, and Brendan Akashian, Jason and Matthew Blodgett, and Kevin Thomas Murphy; several grand nieces and nephews.
 Friends may call at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 4 to 8 P.M. Friday. His funeral will take place from the Funeral home Saturday morning at 9:30 o’clock followed by a Celebration of Life at ST. MARGARET CHURCH at 10:30 o’clock. Burial in St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury. E-condolence/directions at Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the Thomas F. and Helena B. Murphy Scholarship Fund at LHS, 50 Fr. Morrissette Blvd., Lowell, MA 01852. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane. (978 or 866) 458-8768.
Condolences (3)
  • Corporations Division  - Such a sad loss...
    To the Murphy family, Greg was a wonderful friend and coworker, and our lives were blessed by his warmth, kindness and humor. He will be truly missed. May God raise Greg upon the wings of eagles and hold you all in the palm of His hand.
  • Paula Kotzen  - Murphy Family
    I am deeply sorry to hear of Gregory's passing . He left us too soon ..I will always remember his twinkling smile... My heart is with you all. Paula
  • Russell and Alice Harrington  - So Sorry
    To the Murphy family We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Gregory your brother.Still Remember when we were kids growing up in the highlands.There were some great memories there.Our Prayers are with your faamily.
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