Passed away on August 4th at Regal Health Care at Worcester, following a lengthy illness, he was 75 years old.
Born in Beverly, he was the son of Daniel F. Murphy, Jr. and Ann L. (Bonaventura) Murphy. He attended Beverly schools and was a graduate of Beverly High School, Class of 1965. His early career was spent in The Merchant Marines, working aboard civilian vessels such as oil tankers that would import and export goods to other countries. Later on, Leonard worked in property maintenance. He was very handy and enjoyed repairing things. His last job was spent as the Maintenance Manager for Cobbit Hill Real Estate. He worked until his health declined and was unable to. Leonard had a passion for Baseball and was a dedicated Boston Red Sox fan.
He is the beloved father of Robert F. Murphy and his wife Teal of Bow, New Hampshire and Christopher C. Murphy of Weare, New Hampshire. Cherished grandfather of Saige P. Murphy of Bow, New Hampshire. Dear brother of Janet Eagan & her husband Denny of Dennis, MA, Kristin McCarthy & her husband Kevin of Marblehead, Daniel Murphy and wife Judy of Del Rey Beach, FL and Maureen Garbarino (predeceased) and husband Dominic of Framingham, MA and Kevin Murphy of Boston.
Family and friends attended funeral services on Thursday in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, Revere. Interment was private.