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Pete R. Murphy

March 16, 1961 — February 24, 2018

Peter R. (Pete) Murphy, 56, of Bergenfield passed away on February 24, 2018. Born in Teaneck, he was a decorated Police Officer, first working for the Bergen County Sheriff's Dept. then the Bergenfield Police Department retiring as a Sergeant. He was currently the Security Director for the Bergenfield Board of Education and an active member of Bergenfield PBA Local 309. Devoted husband of Denise M. Murphy (nee Barry). Beloved father of Patrick, Ryan and Colin Murphy. Cherished son of the late Paul L. and Catherine Murphy and son in law of Lillian and the late Carl Streeter. Dear brother of Cathy, John and his wife Monica, Robert and his wife Michele and the late Paul and Douglas Murphy and brother in law of Joseph and Adriana Barry. Loving uncle of Christina, Kelly, Adam, Michelle, Maison, Anthony Otto, Julieann, Hanna, Bobby, Capriana and Liam. Visiting Wednesday, February 28, 2018 from 4-8 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at the funeral home on Thursday at 11 AM AM for the Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Bergenfield at 12 noon. Crematon will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bergenfield PBA Local #309.

Previous Events

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Thursday, March 1, 2018
12:00 PM
St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church

29 No. Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

All will meet at the funeral home at 10:45 AM for the Funeral Mass at 12 noon

Cemetery Details


Cedar Lawn Crematory

McLean Blvd & Crooks Ave
Paterson, NJ 07513

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