William Murphy, 77, of Lake Carmel, passed away at Putnam Hospital, surrounded by his family, on September 18, 2012.
Mr. Murphy was born on December 11, 1934, to Thomas and Ita (Lane) Murphy in New York City. He graduated from Iona College in 1956.
William proudly served his country with the United States Marine Corps from 1956-1958. On October 11, 1958, he married Catherine McKeown in the Bronx. Before he retired he worked as a Credit Analyst for the Dunn & Bradstreet Corporation in New York City.
In addition to being a devoted husband, father and grandfather, William was very active in his community. He was the Former Chief of the Lake Carmel Fire Department and was an active member of the Fire Chiefs Association.
He is survived by his devoted wife Catherine; his four loving children, Terri- Ann Kelleher, Aileen Napolitano, Thomas, and William Jr.; his sister Ann Healy; and ten adoring grandchildren. He is predeceased by his loving son James and his brother, Thomas.