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MURPHY, Thomas Gerald

May 29, 1960 – Corner Brook, Newfoundland
January 31, 2019 – Irricana, Alberta

Thomas Gerald Murphy, beloved husband of Kathy Chan of Irricana, AB, passed away on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at the age of 58 years.

A friend to all, with a keen wit and sense of humour, Tom will be deeply missed. Leaving to mourn, his wife Kathy; step-son, Joshua; mother Theresa (nee Byrne); brothers and sisters, Jerry (Floria), David (Brenda), Ellen Penney (John), Ann Marie Riviere (Yvon), Denis (Lynnette), Sheila Lindsay (Garth), Catherine Moores (Neil), Danny (Sandra), John, Robert (Mireille); sisters-in-law, Debbie Murphy, Marie Murphy, and Marie-Christine Dionne.

He was predeceased by his father Dennis in 2007; brothers, Tony in 2014 and Chris in 2013.

Thanks to all who visited or phoned during Tom’s illness. Special thanks to Tom’s co-workers at Modus Structures who Tom would like to know that although sad, his Goldfish is doing well. Thank you to his friends, John and Jan who Tom had a love affair with, as well as long-time friend and best man, Sean. Thanks also to all of the Palliative Care Team in Airdrie.

As per Tom’s wishes, cremation has taken place. There is no visitation or service. There will be a Celebration of Tom’s Life in the spring at his residence. Inurnment will take place in the future in Corner Brook, NL.

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Cancer Society, 200 – 325 Manning Rd. N.E., Calgary, AB T2E 2P5 Telephone: (403) 205-3966, email donorservices@cancer.ab.ca or directly to the charity of the donor’s choice. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Thomas Murphy, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Airdrie, 300 TOWERLANE DRIVE, AIRDRIE, AB. Telephone: 403-948-1100.

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  1. Wince/Sadie(Fahey) Martin

    Ann Marie ,Ellen and families,so very sorry for your loss,thinking of you all.

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  2. Our condolences to the family. RIP.

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  3. So sorry for you loss.

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  4. Judy Burridge- Noseworthy

    Thinking of u at this time … we have another brother with cancer too…

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  5. So sorry Kathy we all loved Tom. We are here or you don’t forget that.

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  6. Maurice and Marg

    Anne Marie, Ellen and families, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. God bless.

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  7. Mary Catherine Noseworthy

    Uncle Tom you will be missed more than words can say. We are so grateful and blessed to have had you in our lives.
    Our thoughts, prayers and Love are with all who knew and loved him.
    Mary Catherine, Kyle, Ethan & Zachary

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  8. Tom was a wonderful friend growing up in curling. Always had a smile on his face. RIP. Condolences to his family.

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  9. Such a nice guy. Just had to meet him and you’d like him.My condolences to all his family and friends.

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  10. Jeanette and Gilles

    So sorry for the loss off your brother….Anne Marie and Ellen xx sending our sincere and deepest condolences to you both and the family… sending you both hugs and our prayers to help you get through this difficult time ..
    Jeanette and a Gilles Rimouski Quebec..

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