Michael Murphy Obituary

Michael Paul Murphy
Michael Paul Murphy

March 10, 1942 - December 2, 2018
Born in Detroit, Michigan
Resided in Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
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Michael P. Murphy passed away at Sunrise on Vernier, in Grosse Pointe Woods, the evening of December 2, 2018 at the age of 76. Mike is survived by his sisters, Kathy (Jeff) Blyth, Anne Moceri, Jeanne Murphy; his brother Thom (Rebecca) Murphy; in-law, Ann Murphy; his Aunt Laura DeJonckheere, and his nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents John and Elise Murphy, brother Patrick Murphy and brother-in-law Sam Moceri.

A graduate of Aeromechanics Institute in Detroit, Mike spent his working years as a fleet aircraft mechanic, working for American, United, and primarily General Motors Air Transport from which he retired nearly 20 years ago. His bright eyes and easy smile made everyone he encountered at ease. For a lot of us, Mike will always be remembered as Mike the Project Man or Mike the Tool Man. He was never too busy to help his friends and family with projects and repairs, as he was a consummate craftsman and held a general contractor's license after retirement.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, January 26,2019 at A.H. Peters Funeral Home, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

Memorial Contributions made to the Dementia Society of America (PO Box 600 - Doylestown, PA 18901 or online https://secure.dementiasociety.org/ in Michael's memory would be appreciated by the family.

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Celebration of Life
A. H. Peters Funeral Home Grosse Pointe Woods
20705 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI US 48236
Saturday, January 26, 2019
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


Dementia Society of America
P.O. Box 600
Doylestown, Pennsylvania United States of America 18901