Michael W. Murphy

  • Born: January 12, 1984
  • Died: February 2, 2016
  • Location: New Hampshire

Cate & Johnson Funeral Home

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Michael W. Murphy, 32, of Manchester, NH, passed away unexpectedly on February 2, 2016.

Michael was born January 12, 1984 in Concord, NH and had been a Manchester resident for most of his life.

Michael was a landscaper having been employed with Manchester area landscaping companies throughout the years. He very much enjoyed participating in local sports and was an avid sports fan.

Family includes his parents, Dennis J. Murphy Jr. and Margaret (Martell) Murphy; three siblings, Katie Gordon and her husband, Brian, Stephen Murphy and his wife, Sara and Andrea Murphy; five nieces and nephews, Cameron Gordon, Aaron Murphy, Reese Murphy, Regan Murphy and Haylee Murphy; as well as beloved aunts, uncles and cousins.

Calling hours will be Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Cate & Johnson Funeral Home, 573 Pine Street, corner of Harrison Street in Manchester.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph Cathedral Chapel in Manchester. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Bedford, NH.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Manchester Animal Shelter, 490 Dunbarton Road, Manchester, NH 03102.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit CateJohnson.com.

Condolence & Memory Journal

Great guy, saw him daily, really sad and unexpected.
thoughts and prayers to his family. rest easy mike!

Posted by - manchester   February 11, 2016

So sorry yo hear the news of your son's passing, my condolence to your entire family.
Wm Ronan

Posted by A friend   February 07, 2016

Mike & my daughter Sara were very close friends - like brother & sister - especially during their time at Hillside Jr. High. He was always welcome at our home.  I was sad to hear of his passing. My sincere condolences to his family and friends.

Martha Zogopoulos

Posted by Martha    February 07, 2016


Posted by Sara Zogopoulos - Wainright - NH   February 07, 2016

Dear Dennis & Margaret my deepest condolences to your entire family for the loss of your son. I am truly sorry to hear of Michael's passing and please know that my prayers are with you and your family always.

Posted by John Wood - Manchester, NH   February 07, 2016

Denis So sorry for your family's loss.

Jim Josef

Posted by A friend   February 07, 2016

To Dennis, Margaret, Stephen, Katie, Andrea, and all of your family, We are so deeply saddened to hear of Michael's passing. Although we haven't seen him since he was a little guy, we all remember him well. He was such a sweetheart. Our prayers go out for you all. Rest in peace Michael, in God's loving care eternally. Don, Anne, Sean, and Kevin

Posted by Don and Anne Prystas & family    February 06, 2016

We are all so sorry for your loss. Michael was a good person and always went out of his way to be kind to Audrey in particular. We will keep the whole Murphy family in our prayers today.

Posted by "Barbara and John Naeger, Maya and Audrey Newsam"    February 06, 2016

To the Murphy family.  Sorry to hear the news of Michaels departure from this world. May you find strength through God to comfort you during this tragic event.

Posted by Paul Fleisner    February 06, 2016

I am sorry for your loss. He was a great guy. I remember him in school always smiling and having a good time

Posted by Christina H    February 05, 2016

Our condolences to the Murphy family.
Vicky and I will keep you in our prayers.

Posted by A friend   February 05, 2016

Always enjoyed Mikes smiling face at the Y. My condolences to the entire family.

Posted by Rick Ross - Hooksett, NH   February 05, 2016


I am so sorry for your loss. Deepest sympathy to the family.

Posted by - Manchester, NH   February 05, 2016

my condolences to the Murphy family. Mikey was one of the funniest players to play at the YMCA. Always cracking a joke. You will be missed sir

Posted by Chris Webster - Manchester, NH   February 05, 2016


Posted by . . - ., NH   February 04, 2016

Extremely sad to hear of Mike's passing.  He was a good friend (more like a brother to me)  My deepest sympathy to his family.  He will be missed by everyone who knew him, but most of all by me

Posted by billy stevens    February 04, 2016

To the Murphy family,

So sorry that you all have to go through a hard time such as this. Please know that God has placed Michael in a safe and peaceful place. God has taken all the worries away from you and him.  He has a plan for Michael. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Posted by Jan Gordon    February 03, 2016

We are sorry to hear of Mike's passing and are keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Posted by Mike & Eileen Morin    February 03, 2016