Joseph "Joe" P Murphy
1939 — 2023
Braintree - Joseph "Joe" Murphy passed away peacefully after a brief illness on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at the age of 84. Son of Joseph and Catherine Murphy, he was born on July 9, 1939 and raised in South Boston. After the passing of his mother, he was later raised by his step-mother, the late Hope Murphy. He began his career at Capital Supermarket and was fondly known as "20 Below Joe" for his time spent working in the freezers. He served in the National Guard and then joined the Braintree Police Department as a patrolman where he served for 37 years, retiring in 2004. In 1963, he met the love of his life, Lillian (Fyre) Murphy, his wife of 60 years. He was the devoted father of Sean and...