Somerville Remembering Rita Murphy

Our condolences go out to the family and friends of Rita Murphy who passed away this past week. Rita was a very nice lady and adored by many here in Somerville where she will be sadly missed.

Obituary and Funeral service information:

MURPHY, Rita E. (Robertson) – Of Somerville passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family June 17, 2018. Beloved wife of the late Joseph A. Murphy. Loving mother of Mary Murphy, John Murphy, Catherine Clark, Joan Liddell and her husband John all of Somerville and Joseph M. Murphy and his wife Sharon of Westford. Dear grandmother of Richard, Shaun, Joseph, Andrea, Danielle, Timothy, Conner and Aidan. Great grandmother of Bradley. Sister of the late Francis Robertson and Dorothy Sartell. Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq.) Somerville, Wednesday morning at 9am, followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Ann Church, Somerville at 10:00. Relatives and friends invited. Calling hours Tuesday June 19, 4-8. Interment Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Rita’s memory to St. Ann Church, 50 Thurston St. Somerville MA 02145 or VNA Care, 100 Trade Center, Woburn, MA 01801. For more information please visit:

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