Daniel F. Murphy

Daniel F. Murphy, 70, of Old Tappan, passed away on Wednesday, March 13, 2019. Beloved husband of Karen. Devoted father of Jill Foley and husband Brendan of Norwood, Daniel Murphy, Jr. of Old Tappan, Joseph Murphy and fiancé Melissa of Clifton, Proud Pop of Michael, Danny, Ella, Paul, Peter, Grace and Maria. Dearest brother of John Murphy and Susan of Dumont, Patrick Murphy of Holden, MA and Margaret Murphy Rodriguez of Holden, MA, and predeceased by his brother Vinny.

Dan was a US Air Force Veteran during Vietnam. He was an IT Salesman for Bunker Ramo in Trumbull, CT. Dan was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed coaching his children and those of Old Tappan for many years and was president of the Old Tappan Baseball League. He was also a die-hard fan of the Yankees and the Giants. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday 11 AM at Immaculate Conception RC Church, Norwood. Visiting hours are Monday 5-9 PM at Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Ave, Northvale (201-767-3050).

In lieu of flowers, donations in Dan’s memory to the John Theurer Cancer Center, www.hackensackumc.org.



  1. Janice & Neil Yorke

    Those we love don’t go away
    They walk beside us every day,
    Unseen, unheard, but always near,
    Still loved, still missed, and very dear.

    Irish Blessing☘️☘️

    We will miss you Dan, but we will join you one day on the beach in Aruba

  2. Bill @ Christine Cummings

    Karen, we are so saddened & shocked at the untimely passing of Dan. Our deepest & sincere condolences in this time of unbearable grief for you & your family. We will keep Dan & your family in our prayers.

  3. May the Devil know him dead an hour after Saint Patrick has bought a few rounds. Requiesce in Pacem.

  4. Ed aaaand Sis cullen

    Karen and family,

    Sis and I are truly saddened with the passing of Dan. His beautiful Irish heart is a treasure to have known.
    I haven’t known a finer man than Dan Murphy. The times I had with Dan were valuable to me over the years and
    will continue to be fond memories of a genuine friend.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Love, Ed and Sis

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