Ronald F. Murphy

Ronald F. Murphy, 82, of Jupiter, FL, formerly of Marion died May 26, 2012 at The Pavilion of Jupiter Medical Center after a brief illness.

He was the husband of Dolores E. (Woodford) Murphy.

Born in Brockton, the son of the late Francis M. and Olive (Birks) Murphy, he lived in Marion most of his life before moving to Jupiter, FL 20 years ago.

Mr. Murphy was formerly employed as senior vice president at Aerovox before becoming an independent financial planner.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.

Mr. Murphy was an avid golfer and a member of the Kittansett Club.

Survivors include his wife; 2 sons, Michael Murphy and his wife Jacqueline of Wareham and James Murphy and his wife Susan of Dartmouth; a sister, Dorothy Porter of North Easton, MA; 10 grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 AM in St. Rita’s Church. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Visiting hours Wednesday from 4-8 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 9376, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701 or to Children’s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Ave. Boston, MA 02115. For directions and guestbook, please visit

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