Michael James Murphy Jr., 55, of Uxbridge and formerly Hopkinton, passed away after a short illness on March 27 at Milford Regional Hospital. Born in Worcester, he was the son of Ellen (Reilly) O’Leary of Hopkinton and the late Michael James Murphy.
Michael was a 1983 graduate of Keefe Tech in Framingham. He enjoyed fishing, especially at the canal catching stripers. He took pleasure in riding his motorcycle and attending his nieces and nephews sporting and dance events.
Besides his mother, Michael is survived by his stepfather, John O’Leary, and his sisters, Amanda Kaferlein and her husband, Mark, of Uxbridge, and Kelly McCracken and her husband, Patrick, of Reading. He also leaves behind his Aunt Janice Davis and her husband, Ken, of Lakeland, Florida, his nieces and nephews, Liam, Brooklyn, Quinn, Chloe and Kate, as well as several cousins.
There will be no services at this time. Arrangements are under the care of the Chesmore Funeral Home of Hopkinton (ChesmoreFuneralHome.com).