Murphy David Alexander

Obituary for Murphy David Alexander

MURPHY, DAVID ALEXANDER 74; of Country Harbour, Guys. Co, NS passed away quietly with Joseph, Justin and Christina by his side at the Dartmouth General Hospital. He is survived by wife Loretta Maxine nee Smith, children Joseph and Christina (Lawrence) grandchildren Justin, Kyle, Gillian, Aiden, and Katryn, siblings Theresa (Parker), James, Keith (Karen) and Carolyn. He was pre-deceased by father Joseph and mother Agnes. David worked in the forest industry for many years as a pulp cutter. His favorite thing to do in the winter was ice fishing at Indian Harbour Lake. He was often seen at the Government wharf mackerel fishing. David was an avid deer hunter in his younger days and loved to snare rabbits. Many evenings you could see David playing crib with his buddies Dan and Wylie. He was also loved to play canasta with family and friends during hunting season David had a quiet sense of humor but could laugh heartily with the best. He loved his wife of 51 years and when away from her he would say "Mac keep the home fires burning and I'll be home soon, I love you". Visitation will take place at the Goshen Gospel Church hall, Goshen NS, from 5-9 pm Friday March 1st. Funeral will take place at the Goshen Gospel Church 2pm Saturday March 2nd, reception to follow in the church hall. Internment will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers donations can be make to the St. Martha's Hospital Cancer Centre, Antigonish NS.

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We attended school at Shearwater in the fifties . I remember being in the back rows of the school pictures , with David and Keith . Sorry to read of your loss .
- Keith Wells
To Maxine, Joey and Christine, so sorry to hear about Dave. just letting you know I am thinking of you all at this time. Wade
- Wade Smith
David and I were childhood friends and we hung out together in and around Hines Rd Eastern Passage. We played baseball and football on Shearwater field with many of our friends sometimes all day.When I would call for David at his house with my big shoulder pad on and being small, his father Joe would holler hay boys shoulders is here for ya. David and Keith would laugh and laugh,great days indeed. Love ya David, God speed! Frank Kilgar , Kilgar Rd Eastern Passage N.S.
- Frank Kilgar

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