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Kevin P. Murphy

March 17, 2020

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Kevin Patrick Murphy, a former Dorchester, MA resident passed suddenly on March 17, 2020 at the young age of 27.


Kevin Is survived by his loving wife Kate Murphy and their unborn son Collin Jon Patrick Murphy; his parents George Murphy & Susan Gillenwater; his younger brother Brendan Murphy and countless cousins, aunts, uncles and dear friends.


Kevin was born in Boston Massachusetts on October 16, 1992 to parents George Murphy and Susan Gillenwater. He attended Plymouth state college and later joined in United States Army in March of 2016 where he was a diesel mechanic for the 86th Dive Detachment. He made amazing friends and a forever family outside of Boston MA in Hampton Roads Virginia. 


Kevin met his loving wife Kate while serving in the Army, their love blossomed into an incredible romance. They were engaged and married in 2018, in the fall of 2019 Kevin and Kate found out they were going to be parents to a sweet baby boy in June of 2020. Collin Jon Patrick Murphy will grow in the memory of his incredible father, showered with love from his large family and amazing friends. He will truly be deeply missed and is loved by all who graces his presence. This isn’t good bye, just see you later.


Private services will be held due to the rapidly changing pandemic surging the world. There will be a memorial service in July of 2020 in Maine, where everyone who wants to pay their respects and say goodbye are welcome. The details on the July service will come to be released in the coming months. 



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