May 12, 1931 - November 25, 2015
Service Date: December 4, 2015
Funeral Home Buckingham - Buckingham Chapel
Murphy, Rupert Edward
Surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 in Gatineau (Buckingham sector) at age 84. Rupert (Bert, Red) was predeceased by his wife of 57 years, Marguerite Hudson. He will be deeply missed by his daughters Patricia (Marcel Duquette), Sandra (Paul Cameron), Donna (Peter Forcier) and Tracy (Yvon Gallant), sons Shawn and Tim (Mary-Anne Lotz), as well as 15 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Rupert is also survived by his brother John (Hazel Gay) and sister Verna (Frank McConnell). The youngest son of the late Patrick James Murphy and Catherine McDonnell, both of Mayo, Quebec, Rupert was also predeceased by one grandson, Kyle Murphy, as well as his sisters Mildred (Joseph Kearnan), Edith (Conrad Mongeon), Gladys (David French), Phyllis (James Collins), Rose (Lowell Carriere) and Joan, and brothers Leonard, David and Michael. Family and friends may offer condolences one hour before a funeral mass to celebrate Rupert’s life on Friday, December 4 at 2:00 p.m. at St. Malachy’s Church, Mayo, Quebec. Interment at the parish cemetery will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations to the St. Malachy Building Fund or Cemetery Fund are welcome. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Cadieux-Tubman Funeral Homes, 322 Avenue de Buckingham, Gatineau, Quebec. Online condolences may be sent to www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com or by telephone at 819-986-3834.