John Murphy

January 12, 1940 ~ June 19, 2021 (age 81)


Murphy, John P
John Philip Murphy, 81 of Littleton, died peacefully on June 19, 2021. He was born January 12, 1940 in
Michigan City, IN. He was the only son of Vincent (Pat) Murphy and Philomino (Mini) Murphy. As a boy,
John served as an alter server at Cathedral in Denver for 13 years. He graduated from Cathedral High
School in 1958 and attended Regis College. John was married to Kathryn DuCharme on August 19, 1961
at Notre Dame Church in Denver. John worked in the finance industry for 35 years until he retired at
age 58. John loved his family, sports, traveling the world and a good single malt scotch. John served as
a homebound communion minister for Holy Name Church in Denver. His family who meant everything
to him includes his wife Kathryn DuCharme of Littleton. His children, Patrick (Michelle) Murphy of
Northford, Connecticut, Daniel (Yelena) Murphy of Highlands Ranch, Christine (Jen) Murphy of
Weatherford, Texas. 6 Grandchildren; Liam (26), Matthew (24), Molly (21), Johnny (20), Natasha (17)
and Ryley (11). He was predeceased in death by Kelly Murphy (2020), his father Vincent (Pat) Murphy
(1990) and mother Philomino (Mini) Murphy (1997). A mass of celebration will be held Saturday July 3,
2021 at 10:00 am at Holy Name church in Sheridan, Colorado. A reception to follow immediately after
at the church hall St. Agnus Center. Friends are asked to go directly to the church. In lieu of flowers,
memorial donations may be made directly to to support people with Multiple Sclerosis.



Celebration of Life
July 3, 2021

10:00 AM
Holy Name Catholic Church
3290 W. Milan
Sheridan, Colorado 80110

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