Somerville/Medford Remembering Claire A. McMahon


McMahon, Claire A. (Murphy), of Malden, formerly of Somerville, passed away peacefully at her home on February 15th surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her parents Catherine “Babe” (Shannon) & Daniel Murphy. She was a devoted wife to the late James P. McMahon. Loving mother of Kathleen Sullivan (David) of Myrtle Beach, SC, James McMahon (Linda) of Montclair, VA, Kevin McMahon and his partner Sherry Creyaufmiller of Marlborough, Maureen McMahon of Malden, Michael McMahon of Malden, Eileen Woods and her late husband Billy of Lowell, and the late Brian McMahon of Cambridge. Cherished ‘Nana’ to Colleen, Katie, Shannon, Caitlin, Shawna, Kellie, James, Michael, Connor, Meghan, Casey, Patrick, Callie, Brandon, and Ryan. Great Grandmother to Sheilagh, Murphy, Kinsley, Kayla, Jameson, Landon, Cora Mae & Quinn. Devoted sister of Larry Murphy and his late wife Joyce of Somerville, the late Danny Murphy and his surviving wife Carolyn of Medford, and the late Kenny Murphy and his surviving wife Emily of Reading. Dear sister in law of Catherine Considine, and the late Bridget Tierney, Mary Nagle, and Gussie McMahon all of County Clare Ireland. She is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Relatives and friends are invited to attend visiting hours in St. Raphael Church, 512 High Street, Medford, on Monday from 4-7 pm. Her Funeral Mass will be held in the church on Tuesday at 9:30 am. A live stream link will be available on the funeral home website. Burial to follow in Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge. In lieu of flowers, donations in Claire’s memory may be made to support Claires Great Nephew,The Logan Murphy Mengold Foundation,, or Dementia Society of America, For directions or to send a condolence visit
Published by Legacy Remembers from Feb. 17 to Feb. 18, 2023.

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