Robert M. Murphy
unknown - October 21, 2011
Robert M. Murphy, 85, formerly of Syracuse, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2011, in Chesapeake, Va. Born in Syracuse on Friday, Jan. 29, 1926, he was the son of Morrell Murphy and Anna Louise Reissig Murphy. He lived in Syracuse before moving to Chesapeake, Virginia in 1967.
Robert was a graduate of Eastwood High School, SUNY Canton and Syracuse University. He was an Army veteran of World War II. He retired in 1986 from General Electric in Chesapeake, Virginia, after more than 30 years.
An avid golfer, he was a member of the GE Golf League and also enjoyed woodworking and was a huge sports fan.
Robert was predeceased by his wife, the former Julia Kominski, in 2003; and his sister, Eleanor.
Surviving are his stepson, Richard (Janice) Krzyzak of Camillus; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends called Wednesday, October 26 from 11 a.m. to noon at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus. Services followed at noon at the funeral home with Deacon Nick Alvaro officiating. Robert was laid to rest in White Chapel Memory Gardens, DeWitt. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 6725 Lyons St., P.O. Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057. Please share condolences at buranichfuneralhom.com.