Skip to main content

Robert Kirrane Murphy

July 16, 2013

Robert
Kirrane Murphy

PITTSFORD, NY- Robert Kirrane Murph, 74 died peacefully at his home in Pittsford, NY on July 4, 2013 after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Edith D. Murphy.
Bob was born in Woonsocket, RI, the youngest son of Martha (Kirby) and Raymond F. Murphy.
He was a graduate of Mount Saint Charles Academy where he was a star hockey player and "Mountie of the Year".
Bob spent most of his career as a sale executive in the optical industry. He moved to Rochester, NY in 1976 to work for Bausch & Lomb. He was a member of the Country Club of Rochester. While traveling as a salesman for Polaroid, he once met Red Sox great Ted Williams on a plane, gave him free sunglasses and was invited by the grateful Williams to come fishing with him in Florida.
Bob was a sweet, generous and loving man. He was a great companion, a hilarious mimic and sports enthusiast with a special devotion to the Boston Bruins. He loved Woonsocket's Deslauriers Bakery and Ye Olde English fish & Chips.
Bob also is survived by his wife's daughters Edie, Meg, Sarah and Ann, by his son Timothy J. Swissler and daughter Michaela Radziszewski, by his brother Raymond F. Murphy, Jr. and his wife Pamelee of Providence and seven nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by his brother William K. Murphy.
At his request a private family service will be held. Memorial contributions may be made to the Robert K. Murphy Scholarship Fund, Mount Saint Charles Academy, 800 Logee Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895

PROVIDENCE — By the time the No. 2 West Warwick volleyball team used its first timeout...
Like the sound produced when nails scratch a chalkboard, the PawSox offense has been far from...
WOONSOCKET – Mount St. Charles boys’ basketball head coach Henry Coleman knew exactly...
NORTH SMITHFIELD – Less than a month after officers began carrying Narcan, the department’s rookie saved...
BURRILLVILLE — Steven Pietrowicz and Michelle Morin, the Burrillville couple charged with killing 60-year-old Domingo...
BURRILLVILLE – After identifying Domingo Ortiz, 60, of Worcester, on Saturday as the man found buried a day earlier at...

 

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes