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Girard Murphy

Graveside services for Girard “Jerry” M. Murphy of Grass Valley will conducted at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City in February.

Mr. Murphy died Sunday, Jan. 2. He was 88.

He was born April 14, 1916, in Canada. He was a building contractor in Southern California prior to moving to Grass Valley. He became a realtor and moved to Grass Valley in the mid 1980s. He enjoyed playing cards, especially solitaire, and his work.

He is survived by his girlfriend, Rosie; sons Gregory of Montana, Dennis of California, and John of Pennsylvania; sister, Beatrice of California; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was preceded in death by his wives, Pauline Alice Labbe on June 16, 1956, and Elizabeth Woodmansee on Nov. 22, 1985.

Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel of the Hills.

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