William H. Murphy

William H. Murphy, 85, of East Providence, passed away Saturday November 11, 2017 at the Hope Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Providence. He was the husband of the late Joan R. (Rose) Murphy. Born in Fall River, Massachusetts, he was a son of the late James W. and Monica Murphy. Mr. Murphy was employed at Stop and Shop for 38 years before retiring. He was a 38 year member of the U.F.C.W. Local 328. He leaves one daughter, Jane Webb of Florida, one son, William H. Murphy, Jr, of East Providence, four grandchildren, James, Brian, Kayleigh and Casey and two great grandchildren. His funeral and visitation will be held on Thursday November 16, 2017 at 8:30 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in Saint Martha’s Church, Pawtucket Avenue. Burial with Military Honors will be held in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations to Winslow Gardens, 40 Irving Avenue, East Providence, RI 02914 would be appreciated.