Murphy Funeral Homes

4510 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22203

Robert J. Murphy and his wife, Betty, opened Murphy Funeral Home on

Columbia Pike in Arlington, Virginia, in 1956. Together with their

growing family of eight children, they worked to ensure that the funeral

home's quality and professional services were recognized within the

community. Responding to the needs of the community, they opened another

location in 1965 in Falls Church at 1102 West Broad Street. In 1974

they relocated the Arlington location to a larger home at 4510 Wilson


Murphy Funeral Home's licensed funeral directors,

funeral attendants and office staff continue to serve our families with

the friendly, professional service that they have become accustomed to.

We provide traditional services and cremation services to all those who

entrust us with their loved ones. Our commitment to providing

professional funeral services continues to respond to the changing needs

of our community, and our staff continues to be guided by a quote from

Mr. Murphy, our founder: 'You don't make yourself known. You make

yourself worthy of being known.'

Our Falls Church and Arlington

staffs average nine years of service and strive each day to make

ourselves worthy of each family's confidence and trust. You can be

assured of professional, dedicated service from Barry M. Murphy, our

senior advisor and son of our founder; Falls Church manager Lawrence N.

'Bud' Kline, with over 40 years of service; and Arlington manager

Maripat Putnam Kline, with over 21 years of service.

Our funeral

directors and staff live and work in Northern Virginia and, along with

being good neighbors, we are affiliated with several organizations in

our community, including the Knights of Columbus, Kiwanis Club, Kiwi

Organization, Lions Club, Demort Team, Sons of the American Revolution,

Arlington County Chamber of Commerce and Falls Church Chamber of


We are proud to be a member of the Dignity Memorial®

network of more than 1,800 funeral, cremation and cemetery service

providers. When you choose a Dignity Memorial provider, you not only

receive the compassionate care you expect from a locally operated

establishment, but also the value you deserve from the largest and most

trusted network of funeral, cremation and memorialization services.


of our services are designed to help our client families through one of

the most personal and challenging stages of life. We understand losing a

loved one is an emotional and difficult experience, and we are

committed to helping our client families with compassionate,

professional and personal service. Please contact us if you need

immediate assistance, or if you would like more information about our


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