Obituary of Patricia Hopkins-Murphy
Patricia Hopkins Murphy died Thursday October 5, 2017 in Brooklyn. She was 83.
The daughter of Edward & Josephine Ruddy, she was born February 24, 1934 in Brooklyn.
Pat was a hardworking mother who set out to support her sons and herself after the sudden passing of her husband Thomas J. Hopkins. She found a niche with the NYC Department of Buildings which not only fostered her entrepreneurial spirit resulting in her own business but also led to meeting her second love the late Eugene Murphy with whom she and her family enjoyed many years together.
Pat not only endured the loss of love in her life but also the irrevocable pain of a child with her son Keith in 2013. She leaves behind her son Douglas Hopkins along with his wife Marilynn and Michael Murphy with his wife Marie. Beloved grandmother of Thomas, Douglas, Kenny and Sarah. Dear Great Grandmother of Brady & Zachary. Pat was also pre deceased in life by her sister Ruth Nelson.
Reposing Sunday & Monday from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9:00 PM. Funeral Mass Tuesday 10:00 AM Good Shepherd R.C. church. Interment to follow at Long Island National Cemetery ( Section Y / Site 3349 )
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