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Gerard Murphy

Gerard Murphy

Monday, July 7th, 1941 - Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Obituary

It is with great sadness that the family of Gerard Murphy, 77, Mader’s Cove, announce his passing on Tuesday, April 2, 2019, at South Shore Regional Hospital, Bridgewater.

Born in St. Joseph’s, NL, he was a son of the late Patrick and Elizabeth (Wells) Murphy.

Gerard worked for over thirty years in his scrap metal business in Mader’s Cove. In his younger years he enjoyed spending time outdoors, hunting and fishing. In more recent years, he loved to spend much of his time with his grandson, Jamie and great-grandson Decklyn, both of whom he was very proud. He was a member of St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Bridgewater.

Gerard is survived by his grandson, Jamie, Mahone Bay; great-grandson, Decklyn; sons, Patrick and step-son, Ken both of Bridgewater.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his wives, Cecelia, Daisy, Barbara Veinot, and Joyce; son, William (Billy); sisters, Blanche, Elizabeth Picco; brothers, Bill, Leo and Fred.

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home, 11213 Hwy. # 3, Lunenburg and from where visitation will be held on Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 7-9 p.m. A Mass for Christian Burial will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 8, 2019 from St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Bridgewater, Deacon Patrick Morris, officiating. Interment to follow at Martin’s Brook Cemetery, Martin’s Brook.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or to St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Bridgewater would be appreciated by the family.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, April 7th, 2019 | 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Sunday, April 7th, 2019 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Dana L. Sweeny Funeral Home
    Address
    11213 Hwy. # 3
    LUNENBURG, NS B0J 2C0
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  • Service

    Monday, April 8th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, April 8th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
    Address
    115 Pleasant St.,
    BRIDGEWATER, NS CANADA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Deacon Patrick Morris
  • Interment

    Location
    Martin's Brook Cemetery
    Address
    MARTIN'S BROOK, NS

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Doreen Ryan

Posted at 09:28pm
Gerard was also my Uncle & God father... My Dad's youngest Brother & was pre-deceased by my father (Fred Murphy) Dec.8,2018. To Jamie & Decklyn i offer sincere condolences,i know you loved your grandfather & great grandfather very much & you were deeply loved by my Uncle (Gerard). Hold your memories close Jamie...You have done an amazing job sweetheart.May god give you strength & guide you through this very sad time. I will keep you in my thoughts & Prayers. Also condolences to Paddy & Kenny.
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donna and paul conrad

Posted at 06:16pm
we share in sympathy of the loss ofyour grandfather and great grandfather. we know how fond of him you were. deepest sympathy to jamie and decklyn

Elfreda Veinot

Posted at 12:31pm
Jamie and family: I wish to offer you my deepest condolences in the loss of your beloved grandfather and great grandfather. Remember all the great times that you have had together over the years and he will always remain in your hearts forever. Lean on those who are here to offer you a shoulder. If you need anything, you know where I am. Hugs.
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