Dennis M. Murphy

March 15, 1938 ~ May 16, 2021 (age 83)

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Dennis M. Murphy

Beloved father, grandfather, brother and friend;

Dennis M. Murphy, 83, of Pelham, New Hampshire, died on Sunday May 16, 2021 at Lowell General Hospital after a brief illness.

Born in Winthrop, Massachusetts, March 15, 1938, the son of the late Michael and the late Marion (Reed) Murphy, he attended Saugus schools and was a graduate of Saugus High School. He received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering and his Master’s in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University.

A veteran of the Korean War, Dennis proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Marines.

Prior to his retirement, he was a Senior Vice President and Technical Director at KDI Triangle in Whippany, New Jersey.

Dennis enjoyed hunting and fishing but was most happy when he was with family, especially his grandchildren and dogs.

He is survived by his son Jim Murphy and his wife Irene of Pelham, NH; his daughter Terri Carroll and her husband Robert of Washington, NJ; his daughter -in-law Sara Murphy of Tewksbury, MA; four grandchildren Aaron Murphy and his wife Haley of Farmington, NH, Daniel Murphy of Pelham, Airman Billy Carroll and Erin Carroll both of Washington, NJ; two brothers Richard Murphy of Florida and Michael Murphy of Saugus, MA; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

He was also the father of the late Ken Murphy and brother of the late Jean Murphy.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Visitation to be held at the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME 11 NASHUA RD. in PELHAM from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday May 24, 2021. E-condolences at Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the NHSPCA 104 Portsmouth Ave., Stratham, NH 03885. Arrangements by Funeral Director James F. O’Donnell, Jr. (603) 635-3333.

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Memorial Visitation
May 24, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Pelham Funeral Home
11 Nashua Road
Pelham, NH 03076

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