Published in The Washington Post on Mar. 8, 2019
GEORGE W. MURPHY, JR.
On March 4, 2019 in Washington, D.C. George was from
Hawley, Pennsylvania, born in nearby Honesdale on December
21, 1929, the son of George W. and Harriett M. Murphy. His
family moved to Washington, D.C. and he was a 1947
graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School and 1951
graduate of Georgetown University, where he went on to earn
his LLB in 1954 and LLM in 1959. George practiced law for
over 60 years in Washington, D.C.
George was preceded in death by his wife, Judy in 1984. Loving father of Linda Motta (Alfie),
Mary Colleen Cubbedge (Randy), George W. Murphy III (Lu Ann), Daniel G. Murphy (Vohn),
Michael J. Murphy (Lia) and Patrick A. Murphy (Cakkie). He is also survived by 13
grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Friends may call at the Chapel at Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament, Quesada St. at
Western Ave., NW, on Sunday, March 10th from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at Blessed Sacrament on Monday, March 11, at 11
a.m. Interment at a later date in Hawley, Pennsylvania.
In lieu of flowers, please consider contributing to the Christ Child Society,
www.christchilddc.org or San Miguel School, www.sanmigueldc.org