Obituary of Arthur F. Murphy
Arthur F. Murphy formerly of Mt. Arlington, NJ passed away peacefully on Monday, November 19, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was 82 years old. Arthur was born on April 30, 1936 in North Plainfield, NJ to the late Arthur and the late Louise (Christ) Murphy.
Art is survived by his beloved wife of 60 years, Joyce (Gallagher), his children, Michael Murphy & his wife, Donna, Maureen Osborne & her husband, Gus, Marc Murphy, Marie Peterson and her husband, Craig Sr. and Jeaneen Murphy, his cherished grandchildren, Karey, Ryan, Jessica, Colleen, Danielle, Amanda, CJ and Richard and his great-grandchildren, Logan and Landry and many dear friends.
Art was a chemical engineer with Allied Signal in Morristown for his entire career. During his time at Allied, he had several patents credited to his name. He was a graduate of Newark College of Engineering and attended LSU for Graduate School. Art and Joyce were "World Travelers", visiting all 50 states, over 100 countries, more than 70 cruises, and 3 African safaris. Art was a devoted fan of the NY Giants, NY Yankees and the LSU Tigers. Most importantly, he cherished his time spent with his devoted family. Art and Joyce summered in their Lakefront home in Mt. Arlington and wintered in Hallandale Beach Florida enjoying their condo on the intercostal waterway.
Art's Life Celebration will include visitation on Saturday, November 24th from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm with a Catholic Prayer Service offered at 3:30 pm at Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home, 150 Landing Road, Landing, NJ. All services are entrusted to the Leber-Lakeside Funeral Home of Landing, NJ. Per Art's request, in lieu of flowers please consider a donation to The Wounded Warrior Project https://www.woundedwarriorproject.org or a charity of your choice.