Obituary of Tom Murphy
Peacefully at the Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital on Monday morning, November 27th, 2017 in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Sheila (nee Chartrand). Tom will be missed by his sisters: Helen Murphy of Ottawa and Irene Campbell (Brian) of Arnprior; his sister-in-law, Bernice Kozak of Pickering; his brother, Edward (Angela Havey) of Arnprior and his brother-in-law Victor Chartrand of Ottawa. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Irene (nee Kewley) Murphy formerly of Arnprior as well as a brother, John. Tom had a long career in printing around the Ottawa area; was former owner of Prior Graphics (Arnprior); and in later years Tom’s Signs. He was an avid golfer and looked forward to the annual “Ringers” tournament, having thoroughly enjoyed the 50th annual tournament this past July. He also loved shore fishing at his second home in Daytona Beach, Florida and will be dearly missed by friends both in Canada and Florida. The Murphy family will receive friends during visitation at the Pilon Family Funeral Home and Chapel Ltd., 50 John Street North, Arnprior on Wednesday evening from 7 to 9 p.m. and again on Thursday morning from 8:30 until 9:15. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. John Chrysostom Church, Arnprior on Thursday morning, November 3oth at 10 o’clock. Cremation will follow. In memory of Tom, please consider a donation to the Arnprior Regional Health Foundation or the University of Ottawa Heart Institute.