Thomas H. Murphy
PAWTUCKET — Thomas H. “Henry” Murphy III of Pawtucket died on Jan. 28, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Nancy C. (Brule) Murphy. They had been married 55 years.
He was born in Pawtucket, the son of the late Thomas H. Murphy II and Martha (Manley) Murphy. He was a United States Army Veteran. Mr. Murphy was employed at Englehard Industries for many years and a cook in area restaurants.
Besides his loving wife Nancy, He is survived by his children; Michael Murphy of Seekonk; Shawn Murphy and his wife Debra of North Attleboro; Colleen Lin of Pawtucket; Carolann Feragne and her husband John of Pomfret Center, Conn.; and Kyle D. Murphy of Seekonk. He also leaves his two sisters, Nancy Barrett of Lincoln and Melissa DosSantos of Cumberland. He had 12 grandchildren and three great -grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Dennis Murphy and the father of the late Daniel Robert Murphy.
He touched everyone’s life with kindness and incredible sense of humor. He loved his family, animals, and nature. He would often head for the beaches during major storms, just to see the power and beauty of nature up close. Sometimes you could find him playing in the snow with his many grand-dogs. He reached out and helped anyone in need. He loved everything about life, family and friends. It is with great sadness we depart.
The funeral service for Thomas Henry Murphy will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the MANNING-HEFFERN FUNERAL HOME 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. His calling hours will be Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. in the funeral home. Mr. Murphy’s burial will be with full Military Honors in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter. For a condolence, please visit www.manningheffern.com.