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Rosanne Marie Murphy

March 12, 1926 March 11, 2017
Rosanne Marie Murphy
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Obituary for Rosanne Marie Murphy

Rosanne Marie Murphy

Extraordinary Mother, Grandmother and Friend

BEVERLY FARMS – Rosanne M. (Griffin) Murphy, age 90, passed away March 11 at Prescott House in North Andover after enduring a lengthy illness. Devoted wife of 52 years to the late Edward J. Murphy who passed away in 2001.

Rose first smiled at the world on March 12, 1926 she was born in Boston and raised in Dorchester and was the adored daughter of the late Thomas A. and Florence (Goggin) Griffin and lived in Billerica from 1954 until 2002 when she moved to Beverly Farms.

Mrs. Murphy was a former communicant of St. Theresa Church in Billerica and for 20 years worked as a Secretary for the Town of Billerica Schools.

She is survived and cherished by her children, Edward and his wife Diane of FL, Brian of CT, Kevin of Chelsea, Janice and her husband Robert Dunkley and their sons Griffin and Truman of Sandwich, Alison and her husband Paul Weingartner and their son Will of Beverly Farms. She was the mother of the late Neil Murphy and a warm and wonderful sister of the late Robert, Eugene and Edna Griffin and Florence Lahey and Ida Kelleher.

MURPHY – Of Beverly Farms, formerly of Billerica, March 11. Rosanne M. (Griffin) Murphy. Funeral Friday from the SWEENEY MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, 66 Concord Rd., Billerica at 8 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be held in St. Theresa Church, Billerica at 9 a.m. Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 4 – 7 p.m. Burial in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Assn. www.alz.org or to the charity of ones choice.

Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

16

Mar

4:00 PM 3/16/2017 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 3/16/2017 7:00:00 PM
Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home

66 Concord Road
Billerica, MA 01821

Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home
66 Concord Road Billerica 01821 MA
United States

Funeral Mass

Friday

17

Mar

9:00 AM 3/17/2017 9:00:00 AM
St. Theresa Church

466 Boston Rd.
Billerica, MA 01821

St. Theresa Church
466 Boston Rd. Billerica 01821 MA
United States

Burial

Friday

17

Mar

Massachusetts National Cemetery

Connery Ave.
Bourne , MA

Massachusetts National Cemetery
Connery Ave. Bourne MA
United States
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