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110 Division St.
Amsterdam, NY 12010
Phone: 518-842-2810
Fax: 518-842-6952
Michael Murphy

Michael C. Murphy

Tuesday, July 18th, 1939 - Thursday, April 9th, 2020
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Michael C. Murphy, 80, of Midline Road, Amsterdam, NY; passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at St. Mary’s Healthcare in Amsterdam.

Born in McAlester, OK on July 18, 1939, he was the son of the late Thomas H. and Ida White Murphy.

Mike was a 1957 graduate of St. Mary’s Institute in Amsterdam and received his Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Siena College in Loudonville, NY.

Mike was an honorably discharged United States Marine Corp veteran, serving from 1957 to 1959.

Mike was the co-owner of Bonded Insulation Inc., in Hagaman, NY, with his late brother, Tom. He also was a volunteer at the Amen Soup Kitchen in Amsterdam.

Mike is survived by his wife, Lorraine N. Lech Murphy whom he married on December 28, 1963, four daughters, Tracy Murphy (Adam Jameson) of Guilderland, NY; Patricia Bucci (David) of Saunderstown, RI; Erin Falls (Stephen) of Smithfield, RI; and Kerri Sheraden (Christopher) of Indian Trail. NC; ten grandchildren and one sister, MaryBeth DeLuca (John) of Amsterdam. Many nieces and nephews also survive.

Mike was also predeceased by one brother, Graden Thomas Murphy and one sister, Connie Murphy.
Private funeral services will be held at Gerald B. H Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery.

Memorial gifts in Mike’s name may be made to Amen Place Soup Kitchen, 105 Guy Park Avenue, Amsterdam, New York 12010.

To send online condolences to the family, visit www.rileymortuaryinc.com.
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    Gerald B. H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
    Address
    200 Duell Road
    SCHUYLERVILLE, NY 12871
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A PRIVATE SERVICE WILL BE HELD AT GERALD B.H. SOLOMON SARATOGA NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Daniel Litynski

Posted at 11:02pm
Dear Lorraine, MaryBeth, and all the family: So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. Please accept our condolences and prayers at this difficult time of loss. Best wishes, Dan & Dianne Litynski (P.S.: Did not know until I read the obituary that Mike and Lorraine were married on the exact day Dianne and I were: 28 Dec 1963.)

Mark Scott

Posted at 07:57pm
So sorry for your loss ❤️💐
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The Milonovich Family

Posted at 08:21pm
In memory of our Friend and Neighbor, Mike Murphy. May this tree grow beautiful and strong like the wonderful family he leaves behind. Rest In Peace.
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Victoria P. Sollecito

Posted at 05:41pm
Lorraine, Tracy, Patty, Erin and Kerri: So sorry to read about Mike's passing. Please know that we are thinking of all of you at this difficult time and wish you peace. Sincere sympathy, Vicki and John Sollecito

Kathleen Murphy

Posted at 10:29am
Lorraine, I was so sorry to learn of your loss. Tom still talks fondly about Graden and Michael, and his visits to see them in Amsterdam. My deepest condolences to you. Kathleen (Blanchfield) and Tom Murphy
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