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Robert E. Murphy

MILLERTON — Robert E. Murphy, 81, of Deer Run Road passed away Aug. 14, 2011, at the Sharon Health Care Center.

He was born in New York City on April 24, 1930, a son of Dolores (Rey) and Lawrence Murphy.

Formerly of Unionvale, Mr. Murphy attended Our Lady of Hope Parish in Copake Falls.

Prior to his retirement he was employed as evening manager at Grand Union in Hopewell Junction.

He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Edward and Deborah Murphy of Millerton; his grandchildren, Christopher Murphy of Gilberts, Ill., and Erin Murphy of Millerton; and a great-grandson, John Murphy.

He was predeceased by his wife, Helga.

A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated Aug. 17 from Our Lady of Hope Parish.

Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the local chapter of the American Heart Association.

The Peck and Peck Funeral Home in Copake has charge of arrangements. To send an online condolence go to www.peckandpeck.net.