MURPHY, Melvin David – Age 81 of Port Lambton, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospice, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Mary (nee Raymond) Murphy. Loving father of Pat (Marianne) Murphy, Alan (Janice) Murphy, Elizabeth (Ray) Demers, Becky (Kevin) Smalls, Bradlee (Hillary) Murphy, Marjorie Raymond (Claire Wales), MaryLou LaFleche, Gary (Janice) Raymond, Karen (Arnold) Kester, Sherry (Michael) St. Louis, Renée (Ryan) Pollock. Cherished by 23 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by his first wife Norita Reynolds and his sisters Mildred (Byron) Stephens and Wanda and son-in-law Jim Rohde. Melvin was a member of the Bluewater Chordsmen in Sarnia and a 50 year member of the Chordial 4 Quartet.
Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, Brigden on Thursday, July 7, 2016 from 2-4 and 7-9pm.
Funeral service will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 11:00am from the funeral home. Interment to follow at Black Creek Cemetery. Deacon Cyril Cogghe officiating.
Sympathy may be expressed through donations to St. Joseph’s Hospice.