Joel S. Murphy, 44, died in Port Richey, Florida.
Joel was a beloved son, great brother, cherished husband, wonderful friend and respected colleague. He was a graduate of Haverhill High School ('85), UMass Lowell (BA), and University of Florida (MEd).
He is survived by his loving wife, Sheila Murphy, Port Richey, FL, his parents Jeremiah F. and Rhoda L. Murphy, Bradford, MA, his brothers Jeremiah F. Murphy, Riverside, FL, Jeffrey A. Murphy, Westford, MA, and James D. Murphy, Huntsville, AL and his nephews Kevin, Connor and Ryan Murphy.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Memorial Mass will be held at The Sacred Heart Church in Bradford at 12 PM on February 18, 2012. Joel's family will be available to receive guests at 11:30 am prior to the memorial service.