Patrick Murphy, 43, died unexpectedly on Monday, December 18, 2017. Born in Meriden on November 30, 1974, he was the son of Daniel Murphy of Meriden and Donna (Dittberner) Casserino of Westbrook and had graduated from Wilcox Technical School, Class of 1992. He was employed by local 90 IBEW and Local 42 and most recently at Noacks and he owned East Coast Cycle of Meriden and Colchester. Patrick loved riding motorcycles and racing and working on them. He loved animals and his children were the loves of his life.
Besides his parents, he is survived by his two daughters, Devin Murphy and Shaelyn Murphy of Meriden; his son, Kaine Murphy of Meriden; his sister, Coleen Murphy and her husband Andrew Chalko of Meriden and two nieces, Madison Chalko and Olivia Murphy.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service to be held on Thursday, December 28. 2017 at 7 p.m. at the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday prior to the service from 4 to 7 p.m. Should friends desire, contributions in his memory may be made to the Meriden Animal Control Division, 320 Murdock Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450 or to the Meriden Humane Society, 311 Murdock Avenue, Meriden, CT 06450.