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Joseph M Brophy

August 16, 1941 ~ March 11, 2017 (age 75)
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Joseph Morgan Brophy of Milford, and formerly of Fairfield and Westport, passed away on March 11, 2017.  He was born in New York City to the late Daniel and Veronica Brophy. Joe’s life was defined by love for his family, swimming, and his country. He spent much of his life in Westport, where he graduated from Staples High School and captained the swim team. He went on to swim for Franklin & Marshall College as well as earn a Law Degree from Fordham University. His life-long love of the sport and his generosity defined his later years. He was a volunteer, board member, and donor to the Westport YMCA.  He also volunteered for more than 25 years at the Fairfield YMCA and Hamden-North Haven swim teams. He instilled this love of swimming in generations of swimmers, including his three children who carried that love beyond college. Joe was a Vietnam Veteran, serving his country in the United States Air Force JAG Corps.  He retired from the Air Force Reserves as a Colonel in 1990. He continued practicing law and serving the Connecticut community throughout his life. Joe is survived by his three children, Chris, Corinne and Sean, their spouses and seven grandchildren, his sister-in-law, Katherine Brophy of Rocky Hill and his brother Dan.  Friends and family are invited to greet the family on Thursday, March 16th from 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm in The Gregory F Doyle Funeral Home, 291 Bridgeport Avenue, Milford.  Interment will be private. 


Charitable donations may be made to:

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation
PO Box 781352, Philadelphia PA 19178
Web: http://chop.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.personalCampaign&participantID=13626



 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
March 16, 2017

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Gregory F. Doyle Funeral Home
Milford, CT

Private Interment


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