Peacefully, at home on February 22, 2013, at the age of 89. Beloved husband of the late Mabel (2006). Loved father of Rosemary Murphy (Tom), Alan (Elaine), Reverend Brian Jane, Mike (MaryAnn), Bev Novakovich (Randy) and Derek (Sue). Dear grandpa of Mike (Carri-Belle), Erin & Mark Murphy (Carley), Melissa & Jennifer Novakovich, Christina Palombo (Steve), Michelle Santarossa (Jeff), Stephanie Stacey (Steve), Ashley, Danielle, Alanna, Christina, Nicholas & Scott Jane. Treasured great-grandpa of Kane & Adalin Murphy. He was a decorated WW II Vet serving in the Royal Canadian Navy Fleet Air Arm. He retired as Chief of Appeals with the Federal Civil Service. He was an active member of the Parkside Tennis Club. We were all blessed to have had such a humble, amazing role model in our lives. He was so dedicated to his family and especially his much loved wife. Thank you to all who assisted in his care so that he could remain at home. If you so desire, donations to Windsor Essex County Right to Life Association or Birthright of Windsor would be appreciated by the family. Visitation Sunday 3:00-5:00, 7:00-9:00 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841. Prayers at 4:30 p.m. Veteran’s Memorial Service at 7:30 p.m. under the auspices of Windsor Veteran’s Memorial Service Committee. On Monday, family and friends are invited to meet at Most Precious Blood Church, 1947 Meldrum after 10:00 a.m., followed by Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Heavenly Rest Cemetery following Mass. Share memories, photos or make a donation at www.FamiliesFirst.ca


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