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Daniel Patrick Murphy

May 13, 1966 ~ June 27, 2022 (age 56)


His Legacy… Daniel Patrick Murphy age 56, passed away June 27, 2022.  He was born May 13, 1966 in Glen Cove, NY to Peter and Mary June (Anderson) Murphy.  Murphy married the love of his life Diane Gallinat, in 1995 on Mackinac Island, Michigan.  If you asked him what his greatest joy in life was, he would tell you it was being Jack’s Dad, he loved nothing more than spending time with him.  Next to his family and friends Murphy’s passion was sailing, having sailed in the Port Huron to Mackinac; ILYA Put in Bay Regatta, Chicago to Mackinac and Queen’s Cup sail boat races.  He will be remembered for his fantastic sense of humor, good stories, and being a loving husband and father.  He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

His Family… Murphy leaves behind his wife Diane; son Jack; in laws Dennis and Lydia Gallinat, Denise and Nick Pentescu, Gregory Gallinat and Dawn Hempelmann; nephews and nieces Chris, John Paul, Kirsten and Julia; he was preceded in death by his mother and father-in-law Jerry and Jean Gallinat.  He is also survived by his two super hero cats Batman and Robin.

His Farewell… Murphy’s Celebration of Life will be held at a later date to be determined.  Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of one’s choice.  Please leave a message of comfort for Murphy’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at

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