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Albert MurphyApril 12, 1939 ~ June 26, 2017 (age 78)
WINCHENDON - Albert Murphy, 78, of 64 Monadnock Avenue, died peacefully Monday morning, June 26, 2017 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center.
He was born in Fitchburg, MA, on April 12, 1939, son of the late Thomas and Alma (Graustein) Murphy and was a 1958 graduate of Fitchburg High School. He had lived in Winchendon for 41 years.
Albert had worked as a machinist for many years at Teleflex Medical in Jaffrey, NH. He loved woodworking, enjoyed yard work, his dogs and especially enjoyed spending time with his family. He had a great commitment to his AA friends and family.
He leaves his wife of 41 years, Sandra C. (Fitzpatrick) Murphy; six children, James Murphy of Stowe, MA, Kelly Williams and her husband Robert of Winchendon, Barry J. Smith of Peterborough, NH, Darren P. Smith and his wife Lisa of Gardner and LoriAnn Godfrey and her husband Michael of Winchendon; a brother, Paul Murphy and his wife Irene of Fitchburg, 13 grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a son, John P. Smith and two brothers, Donald Murphy and Richard Murphy.
Funeral services will be held Friday, June 30, 2017 at 10 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery.
Calling hours in the funeral home are Thursday, June 29, 2017 from 5 to 7 P.M.
Memorial donations may be made to Winchendon Community Action Committee, 273 Central Street, Winchendon, MA 01475.