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Thomas J. Murphy, 64

Thomas Joseph "Tom" Murphy, 64, of Farmington, formerly of Rosemount, passed away unexpectedly of natural causes on April 5, 2017.

A Celebration of Tom will be held at Celt's in Rosemount, April 29, 2017, from 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.

Tom was born in Dennison, Ohio, to Robert and Ida Murphy on December 15, 1952. He graduated from Rosemount High School in 1971. He worked in carpentry and photography for many years before he became the Rosemount Ice Arena Manager for 5 years. He was very active in the Rosemount Hockey Association for over 15 years. He was a proud grandfather to nine.

Tom was preceded in death by his father, Robert; infant sister, Linda; and nephew, JJ Murphy.

He is survived by his loving children, Tom Murphy, Kelly (Stephen) Soderstrom, Becky (Mike) Poot, and the childrens mother, Barbara Murphy; grandchildren, Oliviah, Jack, Araceli, Gavyn, Brayden, Melanie, Hailey, Bella and Sammy; mother, Ida Murphy; siblings, Bob (Karen), John (Patty), Joy (Rich) Flynn and Colleen (Barry) Curley; many nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.