Edward and Betty Murphy of Noonan Road in Fort Johnson recently celebrated their approaching 50th anniversary with a family trip to the Hamptons on the South Fork of Long Island, NY. They were accompanied by all of their four children, spouses, and five grandchildren, including Maureen, Bill, Lizzie and Matt Meier of Great Barrington, MA; Ed and Sue Sanchez Murphy of New Hope, PA; Mike, Lori, and Emma Murphy of Syracuse, NY; and Paul Murphy, Erin Wheatley, and Sean and Ryan Murphy of Southborough, MA.
The party of fifteen met at the Cross-Sound Ferry Terminal at New London, CT on Monday, June 29, and enjoyed a sunny family picnic on the boat, returning home on Friday, July 3. While in the Hamptons, they celebrated with a special fiftieth anniversary dinner at the Southampton Publick House.
Edward Murphy and the former Elizabeth Harzewski were married in St. Mary’s Church by Father Harold Colburn on August 22, 1959.