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August 07, 2015
a candle for anne marie
July 24, 2015
Wishing you a happy birthday tomorrow Anne Marie.
February 12, 2015
happy valentines day
January 19, 2015
In Remembrance of the 26 lives lost Prayers for Peace
now and forever.
December 10, 2014
two years anne ,be thinking of twenty six this sunday ,love jimmy
November 21, 2014
happy thanksgiving,jimmy
November 05, 2014
Praying for the family of Anne Marie Murphy today. May you have comfort, peace, joy and are able to move forward. She was a true hero, selfless in shielding those children. My heart hurts for you today.
July 25, 2014
Happy Birthday Anne Marie! God bless your family.
June 28, 2014
RIP
May 01, 2014
prayers are with the family that day dident need to take place that was a brave thing she did she sounded like a careing teacher that was a true hero
April 19, 2014
love jimmy
January 06, 2014
Let There Be Peace On Earth !!!

God Bless America and All of ' Her ' Little Children!!!
January 01, 2014
December 25, 2013
December 14, 2013
For God is not unrighteous so as to forget your work and the love you showed for his name by ministering and continuing to minister to the holy ones (Hebrews 6:10). Anne will never be forgotten for all the work she did for her community and especially those sweat little ones in her care. May God continue to strengthen your family in these “times hard to deal” (2Tim 3:1) with, especially without a beloved one such as Anne Marie Murphy.
December 14, 2013
MY PRAYERS ARE FOR THE MURPHY FAMILY TODAY, GOD BLESS YOU 1YEAR LATTER.
December 14, 2013

In Loving Memory of Anne Marie Murphy

Anne Marie Murphy's life is one to celebrate
Striving to protect her students from harm she didn't hesitate.

Being a brave soul as one of her children died in her arms
So diligently she tried to protect him from harm.

Sadly, her efforts were to no avail
As the evil one stormed in and prevailed.

So she left this earth where evil abounds
And into Jesus' arms where safety was found.

As Anne stepped through the heavenly gate
She paused a moment to meditate.

Oh, but she was in awe when she saw the beautiful outdoors
The walks she can take made her spirits soar.

And as she looked up she saw the purple and white balloons
Realizing immediately that her Sandy Hook family was in tune.

Your loving Anne is happy but grieve her family must
God knows best and in Him have trust.

And know that it's okay to show anger and shed a river of tears
It helps cope with the loneliness and fears.

But get down upon your knees to God and say
"Thank you sweet Jesus, 'ere the time be so short, for sending her my way."

December 14, 2013

Donna S. Branson
613 Rebel Ridge Rd.
South Chesterfield, VA 23834
December 14, 2013
Still a day does not pass I don't think of this awful day with such sadness. May your family get peace and comfort today and every day.
December 14, 2013
my prayers are with your family today.1 year ago today you became a angel,
December 14, 2013
May your light shine upon your family and those you love. On this anniversary of that tragic day, you are in my prayers and always will be. Please know that you will never be forgotten.
December 14, 2013
Remembering beautiful Anne Marie and keeping her and the Murphy family in my heart and in my prayers today and every day. Love always wins.
December 13, 2013
God bless your and your family. Our hearts are with you all.
November 26, 2013
happy turkey day in heaven mary.may our father in heaven bring the murphy family and frinds comfort.this holiday season.may he bring you comfort on the 14th the day that mary a hero became an angel. god bless you all.
November 25, 2013
It can be so hard to face the first year without Anne Marie , but God can give you all the strength you need to carry you through. He is aware of your pain and whatever you are going through emotionally. .. let him help you he knows what you need. (Jeremiah 29:12) . . .And YOU will certainly call me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to YOU. . .
November 05, 2013
Soon almost one year ago our nation witnessed one of its darkest days.
We will never forget Anne Marie's heroism in trying to save those kids.
We are so sorry for your family's loss and you all have been in our thoughts and prayers every single day.
Sincerely,
September 27, 2013
September 25, 2013
Mrs.Anne Im Very Sorry That You Passed That Way.. And When I Read That Dylan Died In our Hands. That Must Been Really Hard But You Are In A Better Place Now ..
August 03, 2013
August 02, 2013
I just had the pleasure of meeting Hugh & Alice on Nantucket. Please know my day is dedicated to her memory ~ May God Bless, Kevin W. Lundy
July 26, 2013
happy birthday anne marie. god bless you.
July 25, 2013
anne i am wishing you a happy birthday today.so sorry about all this, you was as brave as any one could be. i will be thinking of you and your family today,love jimmy
June 15, 2013
TO DR, HUGH AND FAMILY AND FRIENDS,MAY OUR HEAVENLY FATHER BRING YOU COMFORT THIS FATHERS DAY 6/16/2013.TO ANN MARIE A HERO NOW ANGEL. HAPPY BIRTHDAY IN HEAVEN 7/25/2013. GOD BLESS YOU ALL.
June 15, 2013
June 14, 2013
We will not forget
April 19, 2013
To the family of Anne Marie, I am so very, very grateful for her actions. I am the mother of a 12 year old daughter with Down's Syndrome and Autism. Even though we were far away from the dangers in Newtown on that horrible day, it means so much to me that this woman was willing to sacrifice her own life for the safety of those most innocent. I imagine my own daughter in that situation, and it would bring me great comfort knowing that loving arms were wrapped around my child when she needed me and I couldn't be there. May God hold you now in His perfect peace.
March 30, 2013
It has been more than two months since the tragic loss. My prayer is that you continue to heal; let yourself grieve by talking to family and friends. Talking about your feelings to a “true companion” who will listen empathetically can bring a relief. (Proverbs 17:17) Writing your feelings or your memories of dear Anne Marie can be soothing to the soul. We all grieve differently – at our on pace and in our own way. May you continue to find comfort from those with kindred spirit as we await God's wonderful promises for tomorrow!
March 13, 2013
Rip
March 08, 2013
anne i have made a cairn,and i have put a rock on it as a memorial to you ,love jimmy
February 27, 2013
My DEAREST Mrs. Murphy, you ARE AND SHALL EVER BE MY HERO! If I am EVER in your situation, I TRULY HOPE that I respond as you did on December 14, 2012. You BRAVELY tried to shield your students from gunfire! You are now a Guardian Angel to ALL the precious babies called Home that day along with your fellow colleagues who are ALSO Guardian Angels! You are a CONSUMMATE EDUCATOR in ALL TRUE SESNSES of the WORDS! You are now teaching Heavenly Art and taking walks in a MOST BEAUTIFUL PLACE! May God continue comforting ALL your family and friends until they join you in Heaven one day! I SHALL NEVER FOREGET YOU!

With deepest sympathy NOW AND FOREVER,
February 26, 2013
Just wanted to say your family is still in my prayers. God bless you all.
Cynthia Lavender, Greensboro Alabama
February 10, 2013
Love to Anne's family and friends.
February 08, 2013
God bless you Anne Marie for your heroism on that tragic day. I am forever grateful for the sacrifices you have made.
February 01, 2013
Anne Marie, You were a truly a hero putting yourself in harms way before the children. May God give you strong angel wings to shelter the children for all eternity. To the family, you should be proud to have had such an amazing person in your lives. I still think of all of you every day and will for a very long time. May God be with all of you and keep you strong and safe.
January 30, 2013
I will pray every day for your family's loss of Anne Marie. God bless you as you grieve this significant loss. He will put you in perfect peace eventually. I will pray in the meantime.
January 27, 2013
You were a great and brave women,You protected a beautiful little boy,You will never be forgetten,You are a strong soul,Ill always remember what you did.
January 25, 2013
A beautiful soul. Rest in God's arms.
Peace to your family
January 22, 2013
To the Family ...You have my deepest sympathy. The death of a loved one is one of the most devastating experiences a human can face. At times the loss may seem unbearable. Something that can facilitate the release of grief is crying. There is "a time to weep," says the Bible (Ecclesiastes 3:1,4)
January 19, 2013
God Bless you Anne~~~
January 18, 2013
very sorry,she was very brave,i will never forget her. love jimmy
January 16, 2013
May Gods love surround your family at this time. We mourn with you and are remembering you in our prayers.
January 15, 2013
RIP Anne Marie. You are truly a hero.
January 15, 2013
I only know you from the news and what a hero you are. I would only hope that if my children were in this situation that they would be wrapped in your arms. Rest in Peace Anne Marie Murphy
January 15, 2013
God bless you Anne Marie! May your star shining brightly in heaven forever more and may God bless you for doing whatever you could to protect the children in your care. And may he bless your family abundantly for their great loss of a beloved family member.
January 15, 2013
Peace be with .
January 14, 2013
Rest in peace Anne Marie. You're a hero.
January 12, 2013
Sending you all my love and prayers.
January 11, 2013
To all who have lost this sweet and talented person, Anne Marie. You are in our prayers. We hope that you'll find comfort in the words of our Creator for He has loving concern for you at Psalms 37:9-11
January 09, 2013
Rest in Peace Anne Marie. May God comfort your loved ones and bring them peace. Anne was fearless and selfless on that very sorrowful day protecting those babies. You will always be remembered as a hero by all. My thoughts and prayers go out to Anne's loved ones.
January 09, 2013
Your story has touched my life. I have a child with special needs. Words cannot express the sadness I feel- even though I only know you through the news and photos. May the Lord watch over your husband and four children. May they always know what an amazing Mother you are. Forever in our hearts until we meet in heaven. God bless all of you
January 09, 2013
I am doing the 26 days of kindness. Today I am honoring Mrs. Murphy. What a beautiful selfless soul. I see that she has a large, loving family and I am praying for each and every one of you and all those connected with her beautiful life. You are not alone in your time of sorrow. God bless you. God bless Anne and may you all have peace!
January 07, 2013
RIP
January 07, 2013
RIP Anne. My thoughts and prayers to your family and the other families who lost loved ones.
January 07, 2013
Anne Marie what a beautiful and protective soul! What love she showed for her students and great courage.

My thoughts and prayers are with your family.

Anne Marie will remain in my thoughts.
January 06, 2013
May God bless her spirit and the families and friends find peace and happiness <3
January 06, 2013
Your spirit is still alive. Love
January 05, 2013
Thank you for taking care of the children. My heart aches for this tragedy. Your a true Hero.
January 04, 2013
Dear Murphy Family,
I'm so sorry for your loss. Anne Marie was a truly selfless and loving woman who acted as a parent would act when those children most needed their moms or dads. That is a true source of comfort for those parents and, hopefully, in some way for you. Your family and Anne Marie are in my heart and prayers always.
January 02, 2013
Please accept my sincere condolences for the loss of your daughter, Anne, R.I.P. Anne
January 02, 2013
I walked a mile for you (mile #15) on 1/2/13 as a dedication to your life.
January 02, 2013
We are thinking of your family during this tragic time. There are not enough heros in the world such as your wife, mother and daughter. She was surely a blessing to her students.
January 01, 2013
To the family and friends of Anne Marie, our most sincere condolences. May Anne rest in peace in the arms of the Lord, and we must remember her as a person with the heart of gold and love for all.
December 31, 2012
To your parents, husband, children, siblings, and all that knew and loved you; there are never words to express my feelings or anyone for the loss you are feeling, but I pray that the peace and love of God comforts you all at this time in a very special way. Our hearts are with you.
With deepest sympathy,
Christy Scalzo
Bethel, CT
December 31, 2012
Dear Murphy Family and Friends,
I am truly sorry for the loss of your courageous daughter. You're in my thoughts and prayers. "From oppression and from violence he will redeem their soul and their blood will be precious in his eyes." (Psalms 72:14)
December 31, 2012
No parent should ever lose their child and no child should ever lose their parent too soon. I'm thinking of your family during this time.
December 31, 2012
What strength is needed to cope with such a loss. I pray for the family and friends of Anne Marie. May you take comfort in knowing that God is there to carry through your sorrow and wipe away your tears.
December 31, 2012
My babies are 5 and 7, and I teach elementary school. Anne's selfless act makes her a true hero. My prayers and thoughts go out to your family.
December 31, 2012
I'm praying for the broken hearted of this world.
December 30, 2012
To The Murphy Family -

I am sorry for your loss. Anne Marie is a hero of extraordinary depths. She did what a mother would have done for her own children, but it was for those she was responsible for.

Remember to keep Anne Marie in your heart - where she has been always. Doing so, you can give her memory respect, and you will never have lost her.

With Love, Care, and Prayer.
December 30, 2012
Family & friends of Anne Marie,
Our hearts grieve with you and our daily prayers are with you. Heartfelt sympathy to you all - may your memories and love for Anne Marie bring you comfort today and always.
December 28, 2012
I think of you all often and pause and fill my heart with love and comfort and send to all of you. I will continue...
December 28, 2012
The loss of Ann Marie Murphy has brought caring people around the world to their knees, we share in your tears, your loss and your grief. May time heal your sorrow and pain and may her memory give you comfort and joy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

The Schopper family, MN
December 28, 2012
To the family & friends of Anne Marie:
Our heartfelt condolences, as well as that of an entire grieving nation.
May you take solace in knowing she died doing something that she obviously loved. In the world today it is often difficult to find educators that are actually dedicated to teaching, never mind willing to give their lives to protect their students. You were truly blessed and should feel proud to have known such a herioc individual.
December 28, 2012
Uncle Huey, Aunt Alice and the Murphy and McGowan Families -
Our deepest condolences on the loss of Anne Marie. We pray that you may find comfort and peace from the thoughts and prayers of all who knew and loved her. May God bless you during this most difficult time.
December 28, 2012
Dear Anne...your dedication to the children will live in our hearts forever. May you enjoy eternal peace and happiness in God's kingdom.
December 28, 2012
I didn't know Anne Marie, but I send my deepest sympathies. I was looking at the various charities that families of the victims of this tragedy requested donations to. Although I live in New Jersey I was deeply saddened and wanted to do something in their memory. I work with autistic children in an elementary school and therefore chose Autism Speaks. When I read Anne Marie was 52, as am I, I was again touched. I am so sorry for your loss and am keeping all the victims and families in my daily prayers.
December 28, 2012
She will not be forgotten as neither will her deeds. I ache for all of you at this time. Only solace is prayer.
December 28, 2012
I want to offer my sympathies to Anne Marie.You truly are a hero and you are severely missed.You are such an inspiration and I hope one day I can get the opportunity to meet you.
December 27, 2012
we made a santa face with your name on it and hung it on our tree,it will hang there every year from now on.You will not be forgotton.
December 27, 2012
I'm so sorry for your loss....There are no words I could say to help ..The only thing I can say is I'm sorry for your loss..Prayers and Love are being sent to you and your family ...God Bless You All
December 27, 2012
You sacrificed yourself for the children, God Bless you and your family!
December 26, 2012
so much to say but it sounds all the same...we need more people like you in this world
December 26, 2012
Our heart's go out to your family for your loss.
December 26, 2012
Anne Marie, rest in heavenly peace.
December 26, 2012
May God shine his grace on you and yours in this sorrowful time of mourning. From my family to yours, so very sorry for your loss.
December 26, 2012
We are so very sorry for your loss.
December 25, 2012
Sorry for you loss may GOD help you through this difficult time. Remember Anne Marie was brave and a hero protecting all the little angels that were taken that day. GOD decided he had another journey.

In Sympathy

Virginia Mccusker and Tim Frieze Belle Vernon PA
December 25, 2012
Sorry for your loss. Your family is in our family's prayers.
Love, The DIckson Family
December 25, 2012
Grief can be so hard during the holidays, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one this holiday season.
December 25, 2012
So sorry for the loss of this wonderful woman who seems to have been so loved by the children. I am sending prayers from across the miles. She will be remembered.
December 25, 2012
December 25, 2012
God bless the families who have experienced loss in this tragedy..you all are in my thoughts and prayers..Rest in Peace Heroes! you will never be forgotten!
December 25, 2012
Sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. She was a loving, nurturing, protecting, caring wife, mother and daughter, sister, aunt and mentor. Everyone truly loved her and miss her dearly. Our deepest symathy to Anne Family. We are keeping all of you in our heartfelt prayers at this diffcult time. May your memories of herand the joful times that you shared together always have a special place in your hearts. Our love to the Murphy family and the family of the other victims. Lean on God he heals broken hearts.- PS.147:3
December 25, 2012
Merry Chritmas beautiful angel.
December 25, 2012
You are truly a hero and an angel. Rest in peace! Know that your family's in my prayers and the prayers of the Plymouth Fire Dept and the Plymouth Ambulance Service.
December 24, 2012
May God remember Anne and the love she has shone in behalf of others...and may God comfort the family,all who miss her.Isaiah 61:2
Bonnie S.~ Ohio~
December 24, 2012
I offer my condolences and my heartfelt sympathy to the family, she was a beautiful person and a true hero for all the lives she saved, you are in my thoughts and my prayers
December 24, 2012
May our loving Heavenly Father comfort,sustain and uphold you now and always. Our deepest sympathies.
December 24, 2012
Rest in Peace Anne, My thoughts and prayers are with the Murphy Family.
December 24, 2012
This is a video tribute I made for the families, victims, the community of Newtown, and all who were impacted by this senseless tragedy. I'm at a loss for words and felt that this was the only way that I could fully express myself. My heart is particularly heavy this Christmas Eve and I ache for each of these beautiful children, the teachers and faculty who lost their lives trying to protect them, and their families for not being able to spend it together this year. Rest in Peace Anne Marie and may God bless all of you.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fHTP1xuDaGk
December 24, 2012
To the family my sincere condolences. My prayer is that you are comforted by the peace of God and your pain is softened (Philippians 4:6, 7).
December 24, 2012
It has happened. It has happened to us all. When one harms another we are all diminished in some way. Ann gave her life for her children as christ gave his life for all of us. Surely God has a special place for her and all who give all they are. She is there. BELIEVE
December 24, 2012
May the God of all tender mercies be with Ann Marie family in the days ahead.Proverb18:10.
December 24, 2012
she was a beatuy of a person and you can see she loved kids. may god bless you and your family at the time of your loss.
December 23, 2012
So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.
December 23, 2012
This beautiful woman had so much to live for!! My heart absolutely aches for the loss of this angel here on earth and for all of the others that lost their lives that day in such a cruel and senseless manner. RIP Beautiful Anne Marie for this nation will never forget you and what a hero were!
December 23, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 23, 2012
My deepest sympathy and prayers to your family
December 23, 2012
We pray for your family's peace during this time or grief in the loss of your beautiful daughter, Anne Marie. God bless you.
December 23, 2012
My deepest sympathy to your family.
December 23, 2012
Anne Marie was a true hero. She gave her life to save others. May she rest in peace as the world prayers for her family, friends, and students at this time.
December 23, 2012

As we met in worship this past Sunday, Friends felt called to reach out to you. We share in your grief as you attempt to cope with the tragic loss of your loved ones. We pray that you find comfort in the thought that you are held in the Light by so many. We also pray that the strong bonds of your community will sustain you in the months and years ahead.



Central to the experience of Friends is the reality of Eternal Love and our trust in the Light within each of us. May you know that Everlasting Arms are holding you close in your unfathomable grief.



Hartford Monthly Meeting

of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)

West Hartford, CT
December 23, 2012
The life of the deseased is placed in the memory of the living...God be with you Murphy family.
December 23, 2012
Thank you Anne Marie. May your parents take some solace in knowing how much we care about you.
December 22, 2012
I didn't know Mrs.Murphy but she is my hero. To her family and friends you are always in my prayers and she passed away a true hero. Words cannot express how sad I feel.
December 22, 2012
A friend of mine Newton would love you because your last name is Murphy as his is.. I love you for what you did that evil day and for how you lived your life up until that day....You cared....In my book that goes a long way....I pray very hard for your family to overcome such grief....
December 22, 2012
What a hero u were Anne...Jesus said there was no greater gift than to give up one's life for another and so she is a really true hero. God bless you Anne.
December 22, 2012
TO THE MURPHY FAMILY AND FRIENDS.ANN MARIE WAS A HERO.SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.MAY OUR HEAVENLY FATHER BRING YOU COMFORT.GOD BLESS YOU ALL.
December 22, 2012
December 22, 2012
May thoughts of a God who knows you well  help you during these difficult times,   In the bible there are example's that were placed there to be of help for you today.  .  For all things I have the strength by virtue of him who imparts power to me. --Phil.--4:8
December 22, 2012
Anne Marie died a hero trying to protect the children. So sorry for your great loss. Much love and many blessings to your family.
December 22, 2012
Anne Marie will always be remembered as a loving hero. What a loving legacy to leave behind. May she have Peace on her journey and may the Murpheys have Peace until they meet Anne Marie again. God Bless
December 22, 2012
A true hero. A loving and brave hero. Rest in Peace.
December 22, 2012
I wish to extend to you, and your entire family, my deepest condolences on the loss of Anne Marie, and hope that you can find peace and comfort from the thoughts, prayers, and support of millions who share your grief, across this country and around the world.

Sleep in heavenly peace, Anne Marie.
December 22, 2012
Anne Marie, your love for Dylan is incredible. Thank you for being such a wonderful hero to that precious boy. May your family find peace this holiday.
December 22, 2012
To the family of Anne: She was a hero that day and now she is an angel to all. May God Bless to all in our thoughts and prayers.
December 22, 2012
From my family to yours may God bless you in you time of loss and grieving
December 22, 2012
"Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, Love leaves a memory no one can steal."

Rest in Peace Anne Marie
December 22, 2012
I am grateful for all of the people who have been part of Brody & Kyleigh's lives as they go to school everyday in Oxford and at Foundation. I realize each day how much pain the loss of the children in Sandy Hook, especially those who like Brody who face monumental challenges each day driven by an insatiable and unconditional love of life and the people around them has affected me... I know that I have cried tears of joy, pain, helplessness, hope, and gratitude as I have spoken of Brody with family, friends, his teachers and strangers who have become been fortunate enough to have met Brody or in some other sense been touched by him...
I cannot begin to fathom the pain and tears shed by the friends, colleagues and especially the families like that of Dylan Hockley who know that their son is loved by so many and ultimately it was the Soul and Compassion of Ann Marie Murphy that in an unspeakable moment seemingly devoid of Love that her actions were the purest and truest form of Love that any parent, and other human being, can hope exists in this world and is shown to our children not only as selfless innate acts, but examples of how the world should really be...
I write this with tears realizing that one week ago today here on earth, a place more akin to Hell than home, the Arms of Dylan and Ann Marie that were wrapped around one another became Wings as they became Angels who will not only be there every moment of every day to support and care for their families and friends, but I believe that Dylan will be at every playground and everywhere that the beautiful 1 in 88 children like Brody with his Big Sister by his side walk, run & bounce everyday and that Ann Marie Murphy's wings will be wrapped around the Teachers, Caregivers, and so many others who have dedicated their lives to ALL children, to help them continue to Love, Support & Help each child have a future filled with Love, Hope & Happiness.
I hope that my tears and the millions of others shed each day since last Friday are one shared in unity for the those Lost, and I hope that the families of Dylan, Ann Marie & so many others realize that the loss of their children or loved one has been a loss for all of us and that they will never be forgotten even by those of us who have until they became Angels have never crossed paths. M, K&B
December 22, 2012
I'm so, so sorry for your family Anne Marie. Your courage and love have changed me in a way that's hard to put into words. I will be a better wife and mother--because of you. Thank you. I am praying for those who love you, that they will be comforted and that they'll feel you near this Christmas.
December 22, 2012
The sky is filled with Angels
With puffy lacy wings
The remnants of God's beauty
With treasures they now bring

Each one of them a Guardian
That travels in the sky
To watch throughout eternity
Their parents from on high

Smiles that come from Angels
They fall like crystal rain
Eases earthly burdens
Lifting all life's pain

Halos so astounding
That glitter gold each day
Following their loved ones
In such a perfect way

Wings in gentle breezes
That fall from up above
Kissing every parent
With everlasting love

Angels soar through heaven
With everlasting light
Looking down from heaven
Saying their "goodnights"

Kissing all who loved them
So gently on the face
This life's tender mercy
Each parent can embrace

Wings and shiny halos
Travel from on high
Surrounding all their loved ones
They never say good-bye.
December 22, 2012
Her dedication and selflessness has inspired many......may she be remembered for the life she lived not the way it was taken from her.
December 22, 2012
December 22, 2012
Anne you were a blessing and I hope you knew that. You are a hero, we all hope that we could do as you did, protecting the children, you are to me what this country is all about, Goodness. God be with your family.
December 22, 2012
Please know that Anne Marie Murphy will not be forgotten by those who loved her and an entire nation...Diane Hach Burlington WI
December 21, 2012
rip our hero and beautiful angle you will always be in my heart and never for gotten god bless your family and friends
December 21, 2012
My heart is with your family. I can't explain in words how much my heart hurts for your family. I wish all the best for all those effected. Another Angel in Heaven!
December 21, 2012
My heart aches for the family,but when I read she was holding a little boy it touched my heart.She was a true blessing.R.I.P.Our Angel,prayers and hugs to the family.
December 21, 2012
RIP Anne Marie Murphy.
December 21, 2012
Rest in Peace. You are truly an angel. God bless you and your family
December 21, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 21, 2012
RIP Anne Marie. My prayers are with your family and friends. Janet P.
December 21, 2012
You have shown us what it means to be a truly good person. Rest in peace, Anne Marie.
December 21, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
December 21, 2012
Anne Marie is with our dear Lord Jesus now - happier than any of us could imagine... may the thought our her heavenly life beginning bring her loved ones some comfort.
December 21, 2012
Thank you so much for your brave actions. You are a great example of a brave soul. You will forever be a hero in my heart.
December 21, 2012
Very sorry for your loss.
December 21, 2012
Prayers go out to the entire Murphy/McGowan families. I knew Anne in high school and always knew she was an angel on this earth! Her bravery knew no bounds, as is evidenced by her act of heroism. May god bless you in heaven and give your family strength and comfort. Till we all meet again!
December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012
To the Murphy family...Words can't express how sorry we are for your loss. Our prayers are with you and the whole Murphy family. We will remember Anne in our prayers daily. A beautiful brave and shining angel...we will never forget her.
December 21, 2012
I fondly remember Anne from Kennedy High School...she had an infectious smile and a warm,friendly personality. My thoughts and prayers are with Mike, their children and families. May you find comfort in your faith and each other.
December 21, 2012
Death leaves a heartache no one can heal,
Love leaves a memory no one can steal.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
December 21, 2012
Rest in Peace Anne Marie Murphy - you are a Hero and an Angel. You will never be forgotten.
December 21, 2012
You are truly the definition of a HERO. May God hold you in his arms.
December 21, 2012
Rest In Peace Anne.
December 21, 2012
December 21, 2012
May the peace of God be with you and your family.
December 21, 2012
Rest in Peace, Anne! I know that you are in heaven with the children you loved and tried to protect on that sad day. You are a saint and a hero!
May your family receive the comfort and blessings from God because of your heroic life! May your memory last forever.
I am proud of your service because I am a retired educator of 32 years.
God bless.
December 21, 2012
Death cannot stop the joy of your daughter and this little boy as she carried him in her arms into the Kingdom to meet the Savoir who laid down his life for them.
December 21, 2012
To the Family of Anne Marie Murphy- we are so sorry for you loss. we will keep you in our thoughts & prayers during your time of need. You are truly a hero.Keep protecting those babies in heaven. xoxoxo
December 21, 2012
My prayers are with you. I'm so sorry for your loss.
December 21, 2012
I send my deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to the family for their loss of Anne - what a beautiful woman, both inside and out.
December 21, 2012
May you find comfort in God's arms.
December 21, 2012
Anne Marie, your love will always be remembered.
December 21, 2012
Sincere condolences to the family during this time of grief. May God give you comfort and peace during this difficult time. Psalm 46:1; Romans 15:33
December 21, 2012
Anne,
you will forever be a part of our thoughts and prayers and prayers for your family. R.I.P,
December 21, 2012
My deepest condolences to your husband, children and family. I know God has you in the palm of His hand. Your selfless act done in this country's darkest hour in will be remembered by millions. You've inspired me to be a better mother, wife, sister and friend.
December 21, 2012
RIP!ANGEL MAY GOD CONTINUE TO BLESS YOUR FAMILY. WE LOVE YOU ANGEL!!
December 21, 2012
May God keep you all in perfect peace! You are one of his angels!
December 21, 2012
May the angels be with you and look upon your family
December 20, 2012
There are not enough tears to cry or any words to say except the world grieves your loss and sends you and your family much love. Thank you for caring about autism.
December 20, 2012
Anne Marie was a brave & selfless woman. I will forever keep Anne & her family in my heart & prayers. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 20, 2012
A heroine - simply put. God bless you, Ms. Murphy. There are not many who would do what you did on that horrible Friday morning.
December 20, 2012
A true guardian angel. God bless you Anne Marie and bless your family.
December 20, 2012
Blessings to you and your beautiful daughter.
December 20, 2012
You do not know me, but like the rest of the country my heart has been breaking for you since this happened.Go rest in peace and watch over us.
December 20, 2012
Your life and your story moved me so deeply. We are parents of a special needs child. You protected your students and made the ultimate sacrifice. We are so sorry for your family's loss. May you rest in peace, sweet angel.
December 20, 2012
Please accept my sympathies for your unthinkable loss. May all who surround you be gifted with love and support in the weeks and years to come.
December 20, 2012
December 20, 2012
I am so very sorry for the loss of this amazing woman. I have a child with special needs who requires paraprofessional support. People who work with our kids are angels on earth. I am wishing you peace.
December 20, 2012
Forever in our prayers R.I.P. Anne Marie
December 20, 2012
Your Light shines right through your picture. God created you as light. Most of us lose our aura through the dismal fights on this planet earth. May your light continue to guide numerous students - Love - Kal
December 20, 2012
Rest in peace Anne Marie..May God keep you and your family wrapped in his loving arms. You are a hero.
December 20, 2012
My heart holds a special place for Special Education teachers. Mrs. Murphy is exactly the reason why. My prayers and deepest condolences go out to the Murphy and McGowan families. May Anne Marie rest in eternal peace.
December 20, 2012
A true hero who helped save the lives of little children.She will be rewarded in heaven!
December 20, 2012
RIP Anne. May God bless your family and give them strength to get through these trying times.
December 20, 2012
I am a paraprofessional myself, and I only pray I would have the courage and the ability to try and do for my students what this beautiful lady tried to do for hers. I know I would, because I love my students the way she did. You have never met me, but please know, from the very bottom of my heart, how truly sorry I am for your loss. I pray for you and your family nightly. My heart aches for you all. God Bless.
December 20, 2012
May you rest in peace; and my heart goes out to your husband,family and friends.
December 20, 2012
What a true hero for her love & dedication to children, may she rest in peace.
December 20, 2012
Prayers for you and youre family,,,no words but only God can ease youre pain,,,Prayers from Butler,Ga
December 20, 2012
May god bless you my hero
December 20, 2012
sincere sympathy , to all your family, there are no words for yer sorrow, god bless all of ye , Mary finucane Oconnell, Whitestone n.y.
December 20, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss and so overwhelmed that someone so caring could be taken. I pray for God's blessings of peace, strength and comfort.
December 20, 2012
Rest in Peace. You are truly a hero. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family.
December 20, 2012
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family.So sorry for your loss.R.I.P.Anna
December 20, 2012
Dear Mike
Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.
December 20, 2012
We are so sorry for your tragic loss. You and your family are in our prayers.
December 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with your loving family. Rest in peace Anne Marie. May God Bless All of you.
December 20, 2012
You are a true hero. God be with your family always.
December 20, 2012
RIP Ms. Murphy. You were a true asset to this world. To the family I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
December 20, 2012
Our sincerest condolences
December 20, 2012
THANKS FOR EVERYTHING

GOD BLESSLINDA & MIKE WALKER
December 20, 2012
You gave everything you had to everyone around you and forever changed their lives for the better. R.I.P. Anne Murphy
December 20, 2012
Rest In Peace
December 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you! May God Bless you all!

Yurasits Family
December 20, 2012
You will def be a hero in my book may you rest in peace, my deepest sympathy to the family
December 20, 2012
My deepest condolences to the entire Murphy family. Anne Marie sounds like an amazing woman and she is a true hero. May she rest in peace.
December 20, 2012
Gods blessing on your family during this difficult time!!
December 20, 2012
Theree are no words to express my admiration for your act of true heroism. How sad for the family you left behind. May you rest in peace. I will never forget you.
December 20, 2012
God Bless and rest peacefully. Thoughts and prayers are with all.
The Merlino Family ~Wilmington, Delaware
December 20, 2012
Anne Marie, I can't properly express the admiration I have for your heroism. I am sad for the family you left behind. I will never forget you and what you did. Rest in peace.
December 20, 2012
God Bless your family as you go through this. So Sorry!
~Hassie, Alabama
December 20, 2012
So sorry
December 20, 2012
SORRY ABOUT YOUR LOSS MAY GOD BE WITH U ALL U ALL R IN MY PRAYERS AMEN
December 20, 2012
There are no words that can possibly express what your family is going through. The nation mourns with you, but your loss is a personal one that we cannot truly understand. Ann Marie will forever be remembered and I pray you find comfort in your memories.
December 20, 2012
We come into this world to help others. Some of us have a bigger impact then others. Anne Marie had a positive impact on countless people. May God bless her, her family, her husband and the McGowan and Murphy family.
December 20, 2012
My heart is broken for all of you...There is a now a huge hole in my heart, but I will fill it with the words and images of Anne Marie, her fellow teachers and administrators, and the beautiful students of Sandy Hook Elementary School. My thoughts and prayers have been only of all of you since that tragic, tragic day.
December 20, 2012
RIP
December 20, 2012
May God grant you the peace that surpasses all understanding!!! She was a true HERO!!!...our prayers are with you...

Jack and Kathy in Kingston, TN
December 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers will always be with you and your family. May He continue to give His peace and comfort to Newtown and your family
December 20, 2012
There are no words for your loss - My thoughts and prayers are with you & your family...
December 20, 2012
Our heartfelt sympathy to your family on the tragic passing of Anne Marie. Her dedication and work with students, especially those with special needs, will be honored and remembered. Families are grateful to have someone so special touch their lives. We will honor her with a donation to Autism Speaks as you have requested. May she rest peacefully.
December 20, 2012
rip
December 20, 2012
I would visit Katonah and stay at a school with the Murphy family. My prayers go out to all of Anna s family at this terrible time. I have strong connections to Newton and Katonah and will continue to pray for all affected by this tragedy. God be with all. Tom Buchino
December 20, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and may God bless you!
December 20, 2012
God be with you.She was very brave that she tryed to protect her students. Deepest sympathy to you family. So sorry to hear the news. She now again will be with her students.God Bless her.
December 19, 2012
My heart breaks for the entire Murphy family. Your wife, mother, daughter and friend's death was not in vain- she will forever be remembered as a hero. Know of our love and prayers at this very difficult time.
December 19, 2012
My sympathy for the loss of this beautiful and heroic person Anne. I pray you find some comfort in knowing that the mutual love you shared with her is something that is eternal and can never be taken from you. May God bless you all.
December 19, 2012
Dear Anne Marie,
Thank you for caring so dearly for our kids. I know God has made a special place for you there in Heaven. Rest in eternal peace. May your Family find the peace they need to help them through your leaving. I know they will smile each time they think of the fun times with you. Pray for us, Anne.
December 19, 2012
God Bless you for your heroism and for showing your love and devotion to your students May you find peace and consolation in Heaven alongside those 20 little angels and their teachers Rest in peace
December 19, 2012
McGowan and Murphy families, You were blessed with a special daughter, wife, sister and mother who gave her life for those little angels last Friday. How blessed they were to have been loved by Anne Marie. Jesus is holding her now as he does His other children ... to give them peace and comfort. May He give you all the same peace and comfort at this time. For Jesus to hold you and put His spiritual arms around you to give you His peace. I grew up on Valley Road, went to Dr.McGowan's office many times growing up and was blessed to have known him and the McGowan family. I pray for God's peace for you and your families this Christmas ... that you can love one another more closely and feel Anne's spirit with you always. She was a special daughter, mother, sister, wife ... and especially teacher. God bless her legacy as she leads her children into the heavenly gates. Proverbs 3:5 says: "Trust in the Lord with all your heart, lean not unto your own understanding." He has prepared a place for Anne Marie and all her little angels. With much love and compassion.
December 19, 2012
I'm so sorry for your loss, your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Carrie Bausch,(Reading, PA)
December 19, 2012
A very special Angel. Now in a very special place.
December 19, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God give you the strength and comfort.
December 19, 2012
December 19, 2012
My heart is heavy in the loss of your loved one & everybodys daughter. May God grant you solace in your sorrow remembering the good times.
December 19, 2012
So very sorry for the loss of your mother, wife, sister, and daughter. My prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow.
December 19, 2012
Prayers and love to your family - Anne Marie will be missed.
December 19, 2012
My deepest sympathy and prayers to your family. Anne Marie's loss will not be in vain- this country will enact laws to ensure this tragedy never happens again. May Anne Marie's soul rest in peace.
December 19, 2012
Anne is a true hero. I am a teacher as well as a mom to a 6 year old with special needs. Although I didn't know Mrs. Murphy, I am so incredibly humbled by her actions and Amazing strength. Thank you for reminding me that there are true super heroes in the world!
December 19, 2012
ANNE Marie demonstrated a TRUE act of love by risking her life to save others she is a true Hero. you are in our thoughts and prayers, Sarah Gierbolini, Ocala, Fl.
December 19, 2012
Rest in Peace. I hope the nation finds a lasting way to make her memory last.
December 19, 2012
While I never met Anne, I met Colleen when she was my student recently. I am sure her intelligence and maturity was passed on from her mother. I pray that Anne's selfless act motivates the rest of us to bluntly face the problems that affect us and somehow allowed this tragedy to happen. My thoughts are with the Murphy family and may you find strength in the outpouring of support.
December 19, 2012
She will forever be honored as a hero who served others. Our prayers are with your family.
December 19, 2012
Thank you Anne Marie for all that you did for children each and every day. Please know that you and your family are in the thoughts and prayers of educators and caring people everywhere.
December 19, 2012
Anne Marie graduated a year before me at JFK. I will always remember her contagious smile & laughter. She was a very caring & compassionate person. I continue to pray for the McGowan and Murphy families to find the strength needed to move forward. May her spirit remain with you always.
December 19, 2012
You were very brave and now you can look over those children in heaven...
December 19, 2012
God Bless you Anne Marie, and always look over your family, friends and students from heaven.
I read your name and lit a candle for you today during a Sandy Hook Memorial Tribute at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater Massachusetts.
You will always be remembered! RIP
From a fellow teacher,
December 19, 2012
So sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers.
December 19, 2012
I am sorry for your loss of Anne Marie.
December 19, 2012
Lets all remember Anne-Marie and these brave teachers during this extremely difficult time that has touched all of our hearts around the world.
December 19, 2012
Dear Mike and family,
We are so saddened to hear of the loss of your wife Anne-Marie during this tragedy. Our deepest condolences and our prayers be with you and your children and Anne's family during this extremely difficult time. She is an angel and continuing her journey as an angel in heaven watching over the children and teachers from Sandy Hook Elementary. These ANGELS will never be forgotten !
December 19, 2012
My Prayers with the Family.
JWhite (Bloomfield, NM)
December 19, 2012
May God Bless the family of Ann Marie Murphy. For the Murphy and Walsh families, please know that so many prayers are with you as you walk forward holding Ann Marie in your hearts.
December 19, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 19, 2012
In Honor of Her Memory
When I first saw the news flash on TV mid morning on December 12, my first thought was “No not that school. It can't be that school, that town, that beautiful community!” I instantly worried about someone I knew over 9 years ago.

Anne Marie Murphy was a devoted faith filled woman full of creative zeal, quick wit, and heroic charity for all life, even the “least” among us. She was an inspiration for me during a very formative time in my life. My heart is crushed at the loss of her for so many but especially for her beautiful husband, children, siblings, parents, close friends and community.

I had left my western home to discern my vocation and had only been in Connecticut for a day when I had the privilege of meeting this woman with the beautiful peaceful smile that filled her eyes with wonder. We instantly connected for our love of teaching. We were full of hope and joy in the new school year beginning. I knew I had met a kindred spirit who I could share ideas and encouragement with in the coming few years. I have many memories of her creative selfless spirit who gave so willing of her time and energy to others in service and care.

Less then two weeks into the school year though – another day of great tragedy had struck our nation. The World Trade Center had collapsed. There was not a single teacher or caregiver in the world whose heart was not crushed by that insurmountable loss. Later after getting through the first difficult months in our classrooms, I remember a discussion of the harsh reality of crisis training, lock down procedures, and learning to secure our children. A question was asked, “What would you do?”

She lived her response fully on Friday morning; she gave her body to protect those precious souls in her charge. But I know she would not want to be remembered by her heroic act. She would want to be remembered for living her vocation as a mother and wife giving wholeheartedly through simple acts of great love. She would challenge us to live fully in God's will – to be extraordinary in the sanctity of ordinary life. Fair well gentle Anne Marie, we will miss your sweet witty smile.
December 19, 2012
So sorry for the loss of Anne Marie. May God comfort you all. God Bless
December 19, 2012
God bless u Anne Marie, u were a true hero in all of our eyes and everyone else who put their lives on the line for all those beautiful little angels...... May u all rest in peace now.... Our thoughts continue to be towards the families and survivors of that tragedy.. Those were terrible losses and all 26 victims will remain in our hearts....
December 19, 2012
Dear Murphy Family -

Please try and find comfort, in your time of sorrow, in knowing that the arem of this country are open and here to embrace you.

She was a hero.

God Bless
December 19, 2012
Your family is in our prayers. Please know our loving thoughts embrace you. She was a hero.
December 19, 2012
sorry for your loss! just know she is still looking after what meant alot to her
December 19, 2012
Anne Marie, is a true American Hero. She was trying to shield the helpless innocent ones from bullets when her own life was take away from her. The ultimate sacrifice anyone can do. You are in heaven with the rest of your co-workers and the students you loved the most.Rest in Peace.
December 19, 2012
RIP to a hero.You will be missed by all.May you find peace with God.
December 19, 2012
"Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you, not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid." John 14:27
December 19, 2012
Our hearts are broken for your loss. We send you our deepest thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his loving arms around your family in this time of need and continue to do so. God bless.
December 19, 2012
RIP Sweet Beautiful Angel! We will always remember you Anne!
December 19, 2012
To the family of Anne, I am so sorry for your loss. Ann will always be remembered as a hero! My family and I are keeping your family in my thoughts and prayers. Hoping our love and prayers will provide you some comfort and peace. RIP Sweet Beautiful Angel, Anne! Watch over those other beautiful baby angels. We will always remember you Anne!
December 19, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. I have chosen Anne Marie to pray for over the 12 Days of Christmas. Each day I will give thanks for her life, her loving spirit, her heroic efforts to protect her charge, I will pray for peace for her family and that she will be remembered for her kindness and for her courage. God bless you all, you are not alone, the world mourns with you.
December 19, 2012
Amazing courage and strength....you did an amazing thing protecting the babies you so cherished and loved!!! What an unforgettablly heroic thing this woman did for these children. May the Lord bless you and give you strength in the days to come. Both my heart and my 7 year old son's heart breaks for your loss.
December 19, 2012
Thank you for your sacrifice in helping these dear children. Your courage and selfless acts will always be remembered.
December 19, 2012
Dear Mike, Kelly, Colleen,Tom and Paige,
Our sinceriest sympathys on the loss of your Wife and Mother. Loved seeing her smiling face and catching up in the supermarket. Meeting her for the first time while we were skating on the pond and realizing we both grew up in Katonah. I hope you all have the strength to get through this and know not only a country is there to support you but also your neighbors.
Love to all
Kar, Peter, Kayla and Luke Rustici
December 19, 2012
Thank you god for sending Anne Marie Murphy to this world. An angel where she was most needed,gods own hands wrapping the sweet children. Our heart goes out to Anne's family,she lives on as a hero. Our prayers.
December 19, 2012
I am deeply sorrow for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Anne continue to watch over those little angel.
December 19, 2012
God Bless you Ann Marie. May your light shine down upon your family and friends and heal them. In God's name, Amen! Kathi-Belton, TX
December 19, 2012
Anne Marie is a true hero. May God bless you and may she rest in peace.
December 19, 2012
What a beautiful woman and hero to her children. Your family will forever be in our thoughts, hearts and prayers. With our deepest sympathy.
December 19, 2012
We reach out to you in your time of great sadness, which is overwhelming. She was truly a hero. May God comfort you and help you heal.
December 19, 2012
A beautiful soul. The world is a bit darker without someone with such a capacity for love.
December 19, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time of sorrow.
May God watch over you all.
December 19, 2012
My heart is broken for your family. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
December 19, 2012
I don't know Anne but based on what I have read about her, I can only wish I could be half the person she was. My deepest sympathies to your family.
December 19, 2012
I am so sorry for your tremendous loss. She is a hero in every sense and will be an inspiration for others for years to come. Please be comforted that her efforts for her children were so unselfish and loving. John 15:13 Greater love has no one that this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
December 19, 2012
May God's grace comfort you and be with you forever. No words can adequately express my condolences but have comfort in knowing the world is grieving with you. Anne was an angel on earth and now is resting with all of God's angels. May God bless you.
Jerry Ford Beaver Falls, PA
December 19, 2012
A Hero you are! Praying for the family!
December 19, 2012
A candle to shine bright on this earth in memory of "A HERO"...who is now in Heaven, still helping the little children...they are with someone they know and trust....may God above comfort you as only He can.
RIP - Anne Marie - "OUR HERO"
December 19, 2012
Rest in Peace. Your family & friends are in my prayers.
December 19, 2012
I am so very sorry!!! My thoughts and prayers are with the family. All my love. John
December 19, 2012
Anne Marie, and angel walked amongst those children and you gave your life for them...god bless you and your family...its never goodbye just a see you later...RIP Angel
December 19, 2012
I'm deeply sorry for your loss of this beautiful mother, sister, wife, and friend. I see she loved justice just like God Almighty does. Acts 10:34 says, "God is not partial." And Psalms 33:4-5 says "He is a lover of righteousness & justice" May this bring you hope at this difficult time.
December 19, 2012
Dear Uncle Huey and Aunt Alice,
All of the Arrants children send our love to you and your family.
Tina - Adirondack NY
Nina - Naples FL
Lynn - Charlottesville VA
Matt - Portland ME
I hope you are still sailing. The ocean can be a real comfort. "Don't worry we're from Cuba!"
Love, Lynn Arrants Harrelson
lynnharrelson@yahoo.com
December 19, 2012
A true beautiful hero is what Anne Marie will be remembered as. My deepest and sincerest sympathy to the family of Anne Marie. May God bless you and your family in this time of need. RIP Anne Marie.
December 19, 2012
I knew Anne from Katonah and Kennedy. I know Mike. They are a wonderful couple. I do not know anyone that knew Anne that did not like her. She laughed hard and from the heart. A long time ago she was a good friend of mine. Though I have not seen her in 14 years, I will miss her forever. I believe I speak for everyone that knew her at Kennedy. Anne was special.
December 19, 2012
My deepest condolences to your family. How proud you must be of this wonderful woman. Will keep you all in my prayers. May you find peace.
December 19, 2012
May God bless your family in this time of sorry and rest in peace Anne Marie in the loving hand of our Lord Jesus Christ.
December 19, 2012
My deepest and heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family. Hearing about the death of such a dedicated and heroic educator is devastating beyond words. God bless you.
December 19, 2012
heroic===augustine in alabama
December 19, 2012
The tragedy at Sandy Hook has filled us all with grief and sadness, but there is no story more poignant to me than that of Anne Marie Murphy cradling the innocent six year old in their last moments. Mrs. Murphy was truly an angel sent to do God's work here on earth. My prayers and deepest sympathy to her family.
December 19, 2012
December 19, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Anne Marie was a true hero in this tragedy.
December 19, 2012
Thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends through this very difficult time.
December 19, 2012
John 15:13 ?
Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
December 19, 2012
To Angel Anne Marie:

May You Forever Surround Your Family With Your Rays Of Sunshine From Above - Giving Them Your Warmth That You Are With Them Always.

MA
December 19, 2012
Taken away, Taken away without warning , May god Bless you and your family , Rest in peace Anne.
December 19, 2012
sorry for your loss
God Bless
December 19, 2012
Rest In Peace. You will be remembered as a hero.
December 19, 2012
With fond memories and my deepest sympathy, God Bless Anne Marie and the entire McGowan family.
December 19, 2012
All I can do is pray.
December 19, 2012
Newtown, CT. is in my thoughts. Rest in peace Anne Marie.
December 19, 2012
A true hero. God bless your family and friends. RIP Anne Marie.
December 19, 2012
I did not know Anne Marie. I wish I had. I too am a special ed para, in Suffield CT, so her bravery and love for her student means so much to me. I am so sorry for your loss. I don't know what else to say, words seem so small at this time. Anne Marie will be in my mind and heart always! I will remember her for her ultimate act of love for her students.
December 19, 2012
Thankful for the life of this great woman. Prayers of Peace.
December 19, 2012
Annie was a bright light at Kennedy High School, and she obviously shone out to all who knew her since. My prayers and love go out to all her family.

Elizabeth Hand, Kennedy HS 1975
December 19, 2012
You are a true hero and an angel. You held those little children close to you so they were not alone. You will always be an inspiration. God bless you and your family and friends. RIP Anne-Marie Murphy
December 19, 2012
To the Murphy, McGowan and Walsh families - There are no words other than to tell you that we are holding all of you in our thoughts, our prayers and our hearts.
December 19, 2012
Though I do not know you personally I am praying for your family and I am so sorry for your lose. She was such a beautiful lady and I am sure she will be missed greatly. She is a angel now watching over your family and waiting until you too can join her in Heaven. May God bless your family and wrap his loving arms around you in this difficult time!!
December 19, 2012
Your daughter is a hero. May God bless you as you mourn the passing of Anne Marie.
December 19, 2012
You are a hero to the little ones. Take care of them now. My prayers are with the Murphy family
December 19, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the families who lost their loved ones. Mrs. Murphy protected and loved her kids in life and death, a loving soul and one the little ones will be glad to have with them in Heaven. God Bless.
December 19, 2012
So incredibly sorry for the loss of Anne. I know the precious and loving relationship between an aide and a child. As a parent of a child with an aide, her presence has to be the ultimate comfort to Dylan's parents. I wish your family and friends much comfort and peace during the days, months and years ahead.
December 19, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Bless you Anne Marie, you are a true hero.
December 18, 2012
To Anne Marie's family and all the families affected by this, I promise to never let your loved one's passing fade in my heart and my life will be spent trying to make this world a better place in all that I do from this moment forward. May it comfort you that they are in a better place and that even though they have gone on their way, every moment they were here was a blessing. With much love.
December 18, 2012
R.I.P. your a hero my prayers with your family & friends
December 18, 2012
Love is stronger than death even though it can't stop death from happening, but no matter how hard death tries it can't separate people from love. It can't take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death.
December 18, 2012
Anne Marie sounds like a special woman with a gift of helping children, she will be missed by the children she helped and those who were waiting to meet her.
Blessings,
Sue Graham Oakland, California
December 18, 2012
Bless you Anne Marie Murphy. Your courage and love for your students is an inspiration for all of us. Knowing llittle Dylan was with someone so lovely must be such a comfort to his family. Thank you for all you have done on your too short time on earth.
December 18, 2012
I graduated from JFK with Anne and remember her wonderful smile. The children whose lives she touched were so blessed. She gave her life protecting the children entrusted to her care and will always be remembered as a hero for her sacrifice. Mike may you and your family find peace and comfort in the love of your family and the wonderful community of Newtown. You are in our prayers.
December 18, 2012
To her friend and Family,my dearest Condolence,
I will Pray for you all,do not forget you have an Angel
above you now,Who will watch over you!

Love From Canada :)
December 18, 2012
We hold your family in our prayers
December 18, 2012
A true hero who did her best to try to protect her students. A true hero for not letting Dylan die alone. A true hero who is in Heaven with too many new Angels. Let your soul rest as you guide the survivors and all those affected by this unspeakable tragedy. Rest in Peace, ma'am.
December 18, 2012
You are a true amazing hero. You have touched the hearts of families all over this country for your selfless devotion to sweet Dylan. God bless you and your loved ones.
December 18, 2012
Rip an angel amongest the children and now in heaven. So sorry for your loss.
December 18, 2012
Dearest Anne Marie... Please take Dylan's hand, and the other childrens', and be brave as you all take the path towards the west with the gods. Thank you for being so brave; hopefully, we'll hear more about your sacrifice in the media, what you did for the children dead and still living. I'm so sorry you met your end as you did. Rest in peace.
December 18, 2012
So sorry for your loss. The whole world grievs with you. God Bless you.
December 18, 2012
I am so very sorry you had to die in such an unfathomable way. I wished I could take it all away and bring you back! May you be at rest now in the Lord's arms and never be hurt again by such a cruel and unforgiving world! May your family take solace in knowing that you are in a much better place!
December 18, 2012
Thanking God for Anne Marie's courage, and praying that He will help you through your loss.
December 18, 2012
offering our sincere condolences to your family for your tragic loss, our thoughts are with you
December 18, 2012
No greater love can be, that she laid down her life for others. Family, be proud of such a mother and wife. I would like to have know such a person. Linda in Colorado
December 18, 2012
Anne Marie is a hero in the truest sense of the word. She will not be forgotten...sending you peace.
December 18, 2012
May you find peace. My thoughts and prayers with you.
December 18, 2012
Sending a hug your way as words are failing. Praying for Anne Marie's family and any other special students she worked with.
December 18, 2012
My heart goes out to you and I am deeply sorry fot your loss you all are in my prayers R.I.P.ANNE MARIE
December 18, 2012
An inspiring person in her life and in her death! A true angel on earth! So incredibly sorry for your loss! Prayers for each of you! God Bless!
December 18, 2012
May God and all his angels hold you and your students in light, peace and spirit. We will all be together agin someday. Shine down on your family and friends. Wisper gently at night to your children and parents to let them know you are safe and surrounded by love and light. I wish I had the privledge of knowing you. Your courage and bravery will be remembered forever.
Rest in Peace. XO
December 18, 2012
True heroism. Bless you and RIP.
December 18, 2012
May you rest in peace, and may your family receive some solace knowing that your last moments were spent with the same children for whom you gave your life.
December 18, 2012
We bereaved are not alone.
We belong to the largest company in all the world, the company of those who have known suffering.
When it seems that our sorrow is too great to be borne, let us think of the great family of the heavy hearted into which our grief has given us entrance, and inevitably, we will feel about us their arms, their sympathy, their understanding.
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world.
So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
Helen Keller

My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time.
December 18, 2012
R.I.P. Hero Anne Marie..
December 18, 2012
RIP You are my hero Thank you for all you have done.
December 18, 2012
A beautiful hero in heaven, rest in peace. May god bless your family always. You will never be forgotten.
December 18, 2012
Anne when we first met three or four years ago.you impressed me which is hard to do. but you did.so many private things we shared good and bad...well friend ill miss that smile of yours..gods speed girl..you,ll be missed.....Robert McInerney..odie...
December 18, 2012
Remembering you from St. Mary's...God bless you and your family.
December 18, 2012
Dear Murphy Family, Not only is Anne Marie a hero for her heroic work of love, but in raising four amazing children who I have been blessed to know. God Bless you all.
December 18, 2012
We are so very sorry for your loss of this amazing woman. May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Anne Marie Murphy will remain a Hero for eternity.
December 18, 2012
RIP, Praying for your Family to find comfort in Jesus Christ....
December 18, 2012
My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
December 18, 2012
Prayers and thoughts are going out to you.May God comfort and give you stenghth.
December 18, 2012
Peace and love sent to you each and every day.
December 18, 2012
our hearts are broken for your loss
December 18, 2012
May friends and family give you the strength to help you get through this hard time and help ease your pain. My heart aches for you. Rest in peace Anne Marie. Sending love from Stanstead QC, Canada
December 18, 2012
Anne Marie - your courage and grace under fire will never be forgotten, nor will your sacrifice. You are truly inspirational. To your family, our thoughts are with you.
December 18, 2012
Thank you for all the good you did in life and for your extraordinary courage.
December 18, 2012
My heart aches for the family and friends that you have left behind. May God hold them tight and give them strength during this difficult time. As their pain fades I hope the memories they have of you help them heal. God Bless you Anne Marie. May you rest in peace.
December 18, 2012
To the family of a hero - may your memories be a continued blessing to Anne Marie's family and friends.
December 18, 2012
So sorry for your loss. May perpetual light shine up on her...
December 18, 2012
Even though no words can ease the pain during this tough tough time just know that our prayers and deepest condolences are with you and your family. May God bless you and keep his hand over you and your family as your dealing with this difficult time. Lots of prayers from my family to yours.
December 18, 2012
I am terribly sorry to hear of the passing of Anne Marie Murphy, although i didn't know her i briefly knew her daughter as she was an intern at my old high school. I send my Prayers and know she is in heaven and is a hero.
December 18, 2012
I am so very sorry for your loss. I hope you find some comfort in knowing that America is praying for you. May God bless and comfort your family.
December 18, 2012
Thank you. Your sacrifice and selflessness at the risk of your own life is an example we should all strive to live by. May God heal your hurt and ease your pain.
December 18, 2012
So sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort for her family and friends.
December 18, 2012
RIP ANGEL
December 18, 2012
May God hold you close and bring you peace....
December 18, 2012
So sorry for your lose and rest in peace. Prayers go out to you and family.
December 18, 2012
That she gave Noah comfort through the terror speaks volumes about you all. What a wonderful family you are. I cannot imagine your pain and will not pretend to. But please know that we grieve with you. We will not forget. God Bless you all.
December 18, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. God bless you.
December 18, 2012
Our Deepest thought and Prayers are with your family, Know the world is Grieving with you and Our Hearts are Aching, May you Rest in Love Precious Angel and sleep Softly little one
December 18, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss and my heart goes out to you, your family and friends who knew Anne. I am continually praying that God surrounds you with love and support during this most difficult time.
December 18, 2012
What a senseless loss but thank you for your dedication as an educator. I pray your family will find comfort soon.
December 18, 2012
Across the miles another Katonah native remembers your loving and beautiful family, admires your devotion to your children in the face of tragedy, and prays with our nation for you, your family, and all the victims and survivors. May God grant you eternal rest and peace in our world.
With love and prayers,
December 18, 2012
I am so sorry for your lose. It is truly heart breaking. I wish your family the best. Olivier Smith, Merrimack, NH
December 18, 2012
Dear family, I'm so sorry for your loss my heart aches for you. RIP Anne Marie xo
December 18, 2012
May you find strength in your time of sorrow. May God bless your brave soul.

The Merkels,
Milwaukee, WI
December 18, 2012
May you find strength in the days to come and support in the years to follow. You are in our thoughts and prayers now and forever.
December 18, 2012
I am so very sorry for your loss. My father was killed by terrorists with his co-workers in 1979. I can remember the shock, news media and thinking this happens on TV not to us. I am so grief stricken for everyone affected by this senseless act. There really are no words that can comfort you I know. Only God and time can heal these wounds. God bless to you all.
December 18, 2012
May God bless you.
December 18, 2012
Love and friendship always,I'll miss our talks on the playground.Blessings to your family. Forever friend and coworker
December 18, 2012
I was so sorry to hear of Anne's death. Mike, you were such good friends to Rodney and me in the Philippines. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Pam (Hawk) Lageman
December 18, 2012
To family and friends of Anne Marie Murphy, please know that she will be remembered always for her courage, grace and loving spirit. You have my deepest sympathies.
December 18, 2012
Mrs. Murphy was a hero in every sense of the word. To her parents, thank you for giving the world such a caring and selfless person. I only wish I had the words to help ease your pain.
December 18, 2012
sending prayers to you in this tragic loss
December 18, 2012
There are no words to express how sorry I am for your loss.We are a Nation that mourns with you. May God bless you and comfort you during this difficult time.
December 18, 2012
I am so sorry for the loss of your spouse Anne Marie, a great wife and mother. She gave so much her whole life. She bravely protected her classroom children. She is a true hero. My prayers are with you always.
December 18, 2012
My prayers are with you this day and always. I live in Southern California and have had you in my thoughts since Friday. Bless you sweet Ann.
December 18, 2012
My prayers are with all of you. God Bless.
December 18, 2012
The tragic loss of 26 lives children and adults is one that will take a nation a long time to heal. But for the families it is the most devistating. I read in one of the children's obituaries that Anne was holding one of the little boys when he died and she went with him. May God bless her and her family for the compassion and strength that she showed in the face of this madness . Some of the best are gone, but will never be forgotten.
December 18, 2012
Thanking you for your bravery and hoping your family finds peace in the wonderful person they raised.
December 18, 2012
Mike, Tom, Kelly, Colleen & Paige,
The Hooper family is devastated by the tragic death of your wife & mom.She is a HERO to us, but she always was a HERO to you. We pray for you, her parents and siblings.Celebrate her life everyday, for she will always live on in your heart. No One can take her away.Please know we are here for you all, at anytime. God Bless & eternal safety & happiness to Anne marie.
December 18, 2012
Prayers are with your family during this time of sadness. Thank you Anne Marie for your courage and love of the children.
December 18, 2012
God bless Anne Marie Murphy and sending prayers and love to her loved ones.
December 18, 2012
So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you
December 18, 2012
December 18, 2012
God Bless you for your courage and service to the children on that tragic day I will pray for you but I believe youa took the express bus to Heaven that morning and maybe I should praynto you.

John Lynch
December 18, 2012
Peace
December 18, 2012
May God bless you and all the children. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
December 18, 2012
There are not words that can express my deep sympathy and sadness for your loss. Just know that she will be waiting for you in Paradise. Love, Vincent Tortorello
December 18, 2012
To the Family of Anne Marie Murphy: Sorrow at the tragic passing of Anne Marie has a Kentucky connection. We are extremely saddened at your loss and wish you strength as you wade through your own sadness. With love & sympathy. EAS - Kentucky
December 18, 2012
We pray for you, the family, as you mourn the loss of brave Anne Marie. May God give you comfort and peace.
December 18, 2012
May you find peace during your time of sorrow. We pray for you and your family. The Plew Family (Indianapolis, IN).
December 18, 2012
Dear Murphy and McGowan families-- little did i know when i stood in support as a groomsmen at Eddie and Alice's wedding so many years ago that i was lucky and blessed enough to escort an American Hero down the aisle. Now i know. you know i am thinking of all of you. My daughter Suzanne, who is known to some of you, just became a special ed teacher's aide in September. She (and i) for that matter can have no finer role model than than your very special wife, daughter and sibling. my thoughts, prayers and hugs are with you.

Sully
December 18, 2012
Rest in Peace-you are a hero!
December 18, 2012
Your forever in our prayers.R.I.P. Anne Marie
December 18, 2012
You are a hero. Your family should be proud. If, God forbid, my children should be faced with this horrendous terror, I want them to be with someone just like you. Rest in peace.
December 18, 2012
There is a special place in Heaven for Heros. God Bless you all. Love & prayers are with you from Central Illinois.
December 18, 2012
My thoughts and prayers go out for you and your family. You are a hero and a worldwide role model. May Gof give you all the strength and peace that is needed from this day forward. Anne may you rest in peace.
December 18, 2012
May you rest in peace brave hero and may your family and friends get the comfort and strength to endure these long days ahead. God Bless you All.
December 18, 2012
Even though I have never met you, your family or even your friends. My thoughts and prayers are with them.
May you rest in peace and shine ever so bright in the midnight sky and watch over us all!
A friend in Hudson, MA
December 18, 2012
December 18, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss may you rest in peace
December 18, 2012
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
December 18, 2012
May peace and love be with the family.
December 18, 2012
To the Family: We are so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Murphy as we knew her was in my daughters 4th class last year as a special education teacher. My daughter loved her and saw her everyday in class helping and caring for the students. God Bless, We will miss her, Love The Tucker Family, Mary,Billy,Tonya,Alexis,Vanessa & Shauna
December 18, 2012
Peace and prayers from Madison, VA
December 18, 2012
very sorry for your loss you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time.
December 18, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Anne Marie Murphy. R.I.P. Anne Marie.
December 18, 2012
Another hero, protecting the children. Rest in peace, loving thoughts and prayers.
December 18, 2012
God bless you Anne Marie. God bless your family. Im sorry that your life was ended tragically but rejoice in knowing you are in a much better place free from violence, pain and fear. My deepest condolences go out to your family. Thank you for being a blessing to our world <3
December 18, 2012
Our condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. She is a true HERO!
December 18, 2012
Anne Marie, God Bless you, beautiful angel. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family and friends. May God grant your family comfort at this time of grief. Deepest sympathy.
December 18, 2012
Anne Marie died a hero holding onto a child that loved her! God bless your family during this tragedy! Baltimore sends their love!
December 18, 2012
A candel lit for a hero. Any person who would give her life for a child is truly an amazing hero. Our hearts go out to you all in your loss and we pray the Father of grace and peace will give you strength, comfort and hope as you face the days and weeks and months ahead. Allow the happy memories of one so bright to continue to shine in your daily lives as you keep her memory burning.
December 18, 2012
May God give you strenght and hope.
My prayers and thoughts are with you all.
Marcia
Tuscaloosa, AL
December 18, 2012
Wishing you comfort and peace at this time of sorrow- The Awalt Family(Ansonia,CT)
December 18, 2012
You are a hero take their little hands and guide them to heaven!
December 18, 2012
Anne you are a great mentor, a hero, a wonderful role model. There are no words to express the gratitude that the world has for your heroic acts. My thoughts and prayers to you and your family. May you rest in peace.
December 18, 2012
December 18, 2012
May you rest in peace in God's arms. You will never be forgotten.
December 18, 2012
RIP Anne. May your family find some peace and comfort.
December 18, 2012
RIP Anne Marie. My condolences to your family
December 18, 2012
Your mother was an angel on earth who brought peace to children in her care. My deepest condolences on your loss.
December 18, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 18, 2012
God bless you a true HERO
December 18, 2012
To your family, may they be comforted in their utter grief knowing that the world is with them.
December 18, 2012
To the family-She was a hero! I am truly sorry for your loss. I pray God provides strength and comfort during this tragic time. Your in my prayers!
December 18, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
December 18, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. May God comfort you. She was a special lady.
December 18, 2012
Although we didn't know Anne Marie, we wanted to send our thoughts and prayers to you and your family. A nation hurts over this tragedy and all we can do is let you know we care and in some small way feel your loss. God Bless you all.
December 18, 2012
A HERO! God bless you!
December 18, 2012
Anne Marie and I attended St. Mary's and JFK High School together. I have not seen her in many years but remember her as a thoughtful, kind child and teen. I know she is loved and missed by many. My deepest condolences to you all. May you find comfort in your many, many friends and in your faith.
December 18, 2012
Your family and Anne Marie are in my thoughts and prayers...my deepest sympathies...
December 18, 2012
My heartfelt condolences to the family. RIP Anne Marie you are amongst the angels
December 18, 2012
There are no words which can express our feelings. We know that Anne is with God, so our prayers are for the McGowan and Murphy families. May you find comfort in your faith in God and in knowing that Anne died while trying to protect the children.
December 18, 2012
So very sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you!
December 18, 2012
To the Murphy family, As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
December 18, 2012
MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY ON YOUR GREAT LOSS . DANNY FONTANA
December 18, 2012
So sorry for your loss.
December 18, 2012
God Bless you Anne...my prayers and thoughts are with the McGowan and Murphy families.

Denise Budicini-Schirmer, Fishkill, NY
December 18, 2012
We were deeply saddened upon hearing of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you. God bless.
December 18, 2012
I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you.
December 18, 2012
We were deeply saddened to hear of your loss Our prayers and thoughts are with you.

David and Anne Gagliardi ( Mahopac , NY)
December 18, 2012
Love and prayers for the Murphy family. You're in our hearts and we are here for you. ~ love the Mawdsley-Tuz family
December 18, 2012
Words can not expess your grief or your loss. We all share that with you. The world is a better place because of Anne Marie. She will never be forgotten.
December 18, 2012
Anne, you are a hero, thank you, and may you rest in peace. My heart goes out to your family and friends
December 18, 2012
May God comfort you in your sorrow and grief. Know that you are not alone...we all mourn with you.
December 18, 2012
Praying for the Murphy family ~ may God's peace be in your heart during this difficult time. My deepest sympathy.
December 18, 2012
We are very sorry for this tragic loss. Know she is still teaching and protecting the children who passed over with her. RIP Anne Marie
December 18, 2012
Words cannot say how sad and sorry I am at your loss. Hugh, we miss you at Silver Foxes.
Trudy Hickox
December 18, 2012
Dear Family of Anne Marie (McGowan) Murphy,
I am originally from New York. Born to Mary (McHale) and Donald Murphy. Eldest of 7 children. Grew up on Long Island (East Rockaway).We also have McGowan relatives. While I am sure we are not related, Anne Marie's picture in the news and her story tells me differently. There is a striking resemblance; we could be pass for cousins. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. While Anne Marie is no longer there in body, her spirit lives. She died in a Christ like manner, protecting children. There is no higher honor, medal, degree or award a person can achieve. The last few days I have thought of how to express my condolences to all of you; I am glad I was able to do so on this website.
I have a vision of Anne Marie and the other women helping lead the children into heaven. Matthew 19:14.
May The Lord Bless all of you, Ann Marie (Murphy) DeIasi, San Antonio, Texas
December 18, 2012
There are no words sufficient to explain how we feel. We pray not for Anne as we know she is with God but for all of you in the McGowan and Murphy family. May you find comfort from your faith in God and in knowing that Anne died trying to protect the children.
December 18, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
December 18, 2012
Anne Marie Murphy you are a hero in my eyes! RIP beautiful lady!
December 18, 2012
May God always be with you and yours.Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
December 18, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time of sorrow. May God bless and help them at this difficult time.
December 18, 2012
My deepest sympathies and prayers are with the family and friends of Anne Marie through this tragic time. She is an inspiration for us all, and a true hero.
December 18, 2012
Our deepest sympathy to Anne Marie's family. You are in our thoughts and prayers now and always.
December 18, 2012
With deepest sympathy at the loss of your loved one. I can only hope it brings some comfort knowing that so many people care.
Judy Urwin
former CT> resident
December 18, 2012
No greater love......You must have been very special. Now you can watch over the children who went with you to paradise. Bless you , rest in peace.
December 17, 2012
May the Lord bring you peace and comfort in this difficult time. She will live on in the hearts of millions. She was a hero. Bless you all!
December 17, 2012
I salute your heroism protecting the little angel beneath your humanly wings. May you Rest In Peace. You will be cherished by your love ones and people around the world like me.
December 17, 2012
Rest in Peace brave Anne Marie...your sacrifice will not be forgotten, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
December 17, 2012
you are among the angels thank you for your heroic actions
December 17, 2012
MY HEART GOES OUT TO THE FAMILY. MAY GOD BLESS YOU ALL
December 17, 2012
May God Bless the protectors of the children.
December 17, 2012
Rest in peace
December 17, 2012
December 17, 2012
My deepest condolences to the family of ms. Murphy. You are all in my prayers and in my thoughts.
December 17, 2012
What a wonderful woman, to lay down her life for others. My thoughts and prayers go to you during your loss. I have shed so many tears.
December 17, 2012
Before moving to Texas, my family lived in Katonah for 6 years back in the late 60's. Several of us were in class with a McGowan at St. Mary's or JFK. Her dad was my dentist and I remember him giving me a gold star as a patient. Please know all of your family has a special place in our thoughts and prayers......
December 17, 2012
Please accept our most sincere and heartfelt condolences during this most difficult time. May God comfort you and help you in the days to come.
December 17, 2012
My deepest sympathy. Your family will always be in my thoughts and prayers.
December 17, 2012
Sending my deepest sympathies to the family of Anne Marie. I continue to be amazed and in awe of the courage and sacrifice of the amazing women who lost their lives so tragically. Her heroism is an inspiration to us all. With our deepest condolences.
December 17, 2012
Another hero tragically taken too soon.God will bless you.You and your family are in our prayers.So sad.
December 17, 2012
I am the parent of a special needs child, I know how special Anne must have been. God bless you in your loss we are praying for you every day.
December 17, 2012
REST IN PEACE ANNE.
December 17, 2012
God bless you Anne Marie and may your loved ones find peace and comfort in this sad time. You were a true hero!
December 17, 2012
I remember Anne from HS as a warm kind friendly person. Very caring and always putting her heart and soul into everything she did. She wiil be sorely missed. Bless you Anne. You will be remembered as a true hero to all.
December 17, 2012
You are in my thoughts & constant prayers during this most difficult time. May God bless you & provide some peace as you grieve from your loss.
December 17, 2012
may she rest in peace. Sending my thoughts and prayers to the family and friends
December 17, 2012
Dear Hugh, Alice and family,
There are no words which can adequately express the sadness I felt (and feel) at learning of Anne Marie's death. May God bless all of you and comfort you in your sorrow.
December 17, 2012
may god bless anne marie and her family
December 17, 2012
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
December 17, 2012
my heart go with your family
December 17, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss. May ANNE rest in peace and you find comfort in knowing that she is. ~God Bless~
December 17, 2012
My heart aches for you & your family. As a parent myself, I am so disturbed by this. I am so sorry for your loss. I will be praying for you.
December 17, 2012
Grief is so hard to bear, the load is just so heavy. Please accept this invitation from Jesus to make your grief bearable. (Matthew 11:29) . . .Take my yoke . . . my yoke is kindly and my load is light.”
December 17, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
December 17, 2012
My heart goes out to Ann as well as her family and friends,I just can't put in to words.I have never cried so much for some people I have never met.my heart hurts so!
December 17, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God bless you and give you comfort. Love lives forever!
December 17, 2012
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
December 17, 2012
I am deeply sorry for your loss. She sounds like a beautiful person inside and out. She is truly a hero and there should be more people like her in this world. Those children were very lucky to have had her as their teacher. May God be with you in this time of sorrow. Please know that you are not alone and that we are sending you our love and support.
December 17, 2012
May your memory be blessed forever. The world is a better place because for a brief time you lived in it.
December 17, 2012
I graduated with Anne and Mike, JFK class of 1978. My heart breaks for the McGowan and Murphy families. The term hero is thrown around so casually these days, but I can now say that in my life time, I have known a true hero. May God Bless all of you.
December 17, 2012
May God be with the family during this time of grief.
December 17, 2012
December 17, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I pray God carries you through this difficult time and the many days to come. Ms Murphy, Thank You for being a True Hero...
December 17, 2012
An entire nation, & certainly our family, grieves, mourns, weeps, prays, for all of you..peace be with you & your forever Angel looking & loving upon you <3
December 17, 2012
It can be so hard to face the new year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through.
December 17, 2012
Thank you for taking care of the children, deepest condolences.
December 17, 2012
Our deepest sympathy goes out to your family over the passing of your Daughter Anne Marie.
December 17, 2012
My deepest condolences to Anne's family. May the comfort of the Lord help get your family through this tragic loss. RIP Angel Anne.
December 17, 2012
Words simply cannot express how deeply sorry I am. My prayers are with your family, and with all of the families who have suffered the loss of their loved one in this terrible tragedy. May you find peace and comfort in the days ahead.
December 17, 2012
May God bless Anne Marie Murphy and mend the broken hearts of her family and community
December 17, 2012
Dear Murphy and other families,
I am sorry for your loss. Erin Go Braugh! God bless her and her family.
December 17, 2012
My most deepest condolences on your loss of Anne Marie. We stand beside you in your Sorrow.
December 17, 2012
To the Murphy Family - Not sure knowing your daughter is considered a hero helps with the healing process or not; but I do know that many, many people are keeping you in their hearts and prayers - we are just two.
December 17, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time in your life. May Anne Marie's memory shine bright!
December 17, 2012
You are in our hearts, deepest thoughts and prayers. God bless you and be with you all.
December 17, 2012
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
December 17, 2012
I was a strong admirer of Anne's at St Mary's in Katonah grades 1-7. Unfortunately our paths didn't cross very much after those early years, but I know the world has lost a very special person. God bless the Murphys and McGowans and all those who were touched by her. She's a true inspiration and her light will shine forever
December 17, 2012
My deepest sympathy to you and your family, my heart and prayers go out to you all. May God be with you now and forever.
December 17, 2012
So Very Sorry For Your Lost
God Bless You
December 17, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 17, 2012
God bless our teachers.
December 17, 2012
I don't know you, but i do feel some of the pain. I pray God will comfort your family and help you get through this. Try to remember you will see them again.
December 17, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers go out to your family.
December 17, 2012
You are forever in my thoughts and prayers. My deepest condolences.
December 17, 2012
Our prayers are with you. From: Ella Grant Elementary School. Prichard, Ala. 36610
December 17, 2012
Deepest sympathies to the family of Ms. Murphy. May she RIP - a real hero who sacrificed her life to protect her students.
December 17, 2012
Many thoughts and prayers are with Anne Marie's family and friends. Our hearts are broken for you.
December 17, 2012
May God bless you and your family and he will give them stength knowing you are an angel now in God's kingdom and a hero on earth. HE will keep you. With deepest sympathy from Long Island.
December 17, 2012
Thank you for being brave in the face of unimaginable. You will be remembered.
December 17, 2012
our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this tragic time.
December 17, 2012
May God put his arms around your family?! You are in our thoughts and prayers.Belize City,Central America
December 17, 2012
A true hero! God Bless your family and the world is a better place having had you in it.
December 17, 2012
R.I.P.
December 17, 2012
God bless you & your family
December 17, 2012
Anne is a hero and will be remembered as such. I am so sorry for your loss and my heart and prayers go out to your family. May God comfort you in your grief.
December 17, 2012
RIP anne you are a HERO as well may god be with this family at this difficult time I pray that god will heal the broken hearts and that he will take very good care anne.
December 17, 2012
Deepest sympathies from Ohio with Love.
December 17, 2012
I went to school with Ann Marie at JFK in Somers, we played field hockey together. My prayers are with the family. May God Bless all of you. Ann Marie was a shinning light that will forever burn in our memories.
December 17, 2012
Dr. & Mrs. McGowan,
I graduated with Alice from JFK so I overlapped some time there with Anne Marie as well. There are no words to ease the pain. I pray that your strong Catholic faith lifts and sustains you through this time. I was touched to read that the first thing Mrs.McGowan reached for was her rosary and that you were both at daily Mass Saturday morning. My Mom passed away with pancreatic cancer 1 1/2 years ago but that is exactly what she would have done as well. I feel sure she was there to welcome Anne Marie home. God bless and know that you and all of the McGowan and Murphy families are in the prayers of my family as well as so many others.
December 17, 2012
May the Lord bless and keep you safe, and may his hand guide you through this sorrowful time. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
December 17, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 17, 2012
Thank you for your heroism. May your loved ones find peace in this tragedy, somehow.
December 17, 2012
May God hold your family in the palm of His hand as you mourn the loss of a mother, wife, daughter, friend and teacher. Anne was obviously a very special person, a great role model and an inspiration to all. The sacrifice that she made was heroic and selfless. Cherish all of your memories, hold her close in your heart and remember that she will always be with you. May the Lord bless you and keep you, comfort you and protect you during this very difficult time. God bless.
December 17, 2012
Another "BRAVE" women. You to0 are the real meaning of the word "HERO". My thoughts & prayers go out to the Murphy Family at this difficult time of sorrow.
December 17, 2012
I am so very sorry for your loss and will be praying for strength and comfort for you.
December 17, 2012
My heart hurts for your family. May you rest in peace.

Margie (NJ)
December 17, 2012
R.I.P.!!
December 17, 2012
Dear Anne Marie,
May you rest in peace with Jesus now. Parents, family, friends love and prays go to you all. Jesus hold them in the hollow of your hands and help them through this horrible tradegy.
Johnsons
Pound, WI
December 17, 2012
May God bless your little Angel in Heaven. Please know that the whole country and others from around the word are grieving with you. Your family is in my prayers.
December 17, 2012
As the mom of a fallen Green Beret, I know the pain of losing an adult child. I am so sorry for your loss. A great book to read is Heaven by Randy Alcorn. It helped me so much as it describes what heaven will be like. Anne Marie lives there with Jesus.
December 17, 2012
Your daughter is a hero!!! May God bless you all.
December 17, 2012
May God Bless this Hero, trying to save her children, going above and beyond, like so many other's. God Bless your family and may God put his loving arms around them during this difficult time.
December 17, 2012
We will continue to pray that your spirit and soul will find comfort and peace during this very difficult time. May you find strength from your loving and caring community. Know that our heart aches and grieves with you. Heaven has another precious angel. God Bless.
December 17, 2012
To the McGowan and Murphy families,
Our deepest condolences to you on your loss. Ann Marie is a true hero. God Bless you all.
Linda and Bob Forman, Katonah,NY
December 17, 2012
God Bless and may you Rest in Peace.. Your bravery and heroism will never be forgotten.. Mike, you & your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
December 17, 2012
My thoughts and prayers are with you durning this difficult time. I can not imagine what you are going through. R.I.P. May god bless you and keep you always,
December 17, 2012
Our prayers are with your family.
God is our hope for all tomorrows.
Prayers and love being lifted up for your family !
December 17, 2012
May God wrap his loving arms around this family and keep them in his loving care Rest in Peace
December 17, 2012

May God's gentle peace fill your heart and comfort your soul today and
in the days to come, I am so very sorry for your loss. As you cherish
fond memories also know that God is with you and will provide peace
and hope in the days ahead.
December 17, 2012
My deepest sympathy on the loss of your loved one. Her love and memory will live on in your hearts. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
December 17, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
December 17, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this very difficult time.A nation grieves.
December 17, 2012
Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time. RIP My HERO! Sending you love from Richmond, Va
December 16, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
December 16, 2012
May your family find comfort in the loving memories you all have shared and in knowing she left protecting the children. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
December 16, 2012
RIP
December 16, 2012
May you rest in peace, and guide those little angels to heaven.
December 16, 2012
You are a true hero. Thank you for protecting our children. Rest in peace. We send our love and support from Phoenix. This song is for you:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-okVAgoGHhI
December 16, 2012
Anne Marie, you are a true hero. Rest in peace. May God bless Anne Marie's family during this extremely devastating time. Please know that the entire world is grieving with you. Our sincerest thoughts and prayers are with you.
December 16, 2012
Words seem inadequate to express the sadness felt throughout the nation over your loss. Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on others for strength, and always remember God will help ease your pain. Anne Marie was a true hero.
Holly Flenner (Decatur, IL)
December 16, 2012
Rest in peace You are truly a hero Your family will forever be in my prayers you will forever be in my heart .. Your family has a beautiful guardian angel watching over them now and forever <3<3<3
December 16, 2012
As a parent who also lost a child I feel your pain. My thoughts and prayers are with you and all the families and the community of Newtowm. Larry
December 16, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss and I am praying for the arms of Jesus to wrap you and your family and friends in a peace that is beyond human understanding. We are all grieving with you and words don't describe the pain in our hearts.
December 16, 2012
Anne Marie, thank you for your sacrifice. I pray God will comfort your family.
December 16, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss, may the Lord comfort you. Rip Anne Marie.
December 16, 2012
To the McGowan family,
I want to offer my prayers for you all. I had the privilege of visiting your home and remember the adorable younger sister of Mary Pat.Dr. McGowan and Mrs. McGowan, you are in my thoughts and prayers.
Joan Thompson Robson
December 16, 2012
Teachers are truly guardian angels of our children. May God hold you tight and give you peace during this very sad time. My deepest condolences to the family and friends on your loss.
December 16, 2012
Heartfelt sympathy
December 16, 2012
I ask that God will comfort this family. That God will Bless them. That they will feel comfort.
December 16, 2012
With deepest sympathy. R.I.P. Helen Miller(Brunswick, GA)
December 16, 2012
RIP and God bless you for your bravery.
December 16, 2012
Rest in peace, May God Bless your family and friends in this awful tragedy, so sorry for your loss
December 16, 2012
God bless the souls of these brave teachers and staff members. Thank you for your bravery.
December 16, 2012
My most deepest and sincere condolences to all the family. She was a hero and will forever be remembered. My thoughts and prayers are with all during this difficult, painful time. RIP Anne Marie and thank you for protecting the children.
December 16, 2012
Anne Marie, you will ALWAYS be remembered as a Hero. May you Rest in Peace. XOXO
December 16, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss.
December 16, 2012
Bless you Anne Marie.
December 16, 2012
Words cannot express the sorrow I feel for your lose. May God comfort you.
December 16, 2012
Your a hero, Rip.
December 16, 2012
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
December 16, 2012
No words to express my heartfelt sympathy. Just praying with the nation that loved ones find the strength to go in in life. RIP
December 16, 2012
Rest in Peace
December 16, 2012
December 16, 2012
December 16, 2012
God bless her for being a hero! May her bravery help heal your hearts
December 16, 2012
December 16, 2012
Rest in peace, cousin, and may the light keep you.
December 16, 2012
Anne, you are not forgotten loved one nor will you ever be as long as life and memory last we will remember thee
December 16, 2012
RIP
December 16, 2012
So very sorry for your loss. You all are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.
December 16, 2012
words cannot express the sorrow i feel in my heart for you and your family. my prayers are with you.
December 16, 2012
Our hearts are broken with you. May God comfort and give peace that surpasses all understanding.
December 16, 2012
Your daughter, Anne Marie was a hero. May she rest in peace and in the heart of us all. Please know your family is in my thoughts & prayers
December 16, 2012
People do not understand the love that teachers have for each student...it is there giving daily in so many ways..even willing to give their life. Your Anne Marie gone to early yet with 20 of those she loved and gave her life for. May God bless you.
December 16, 2012
God bless you and your family in the days ahead,you all were heroes! Much love and prayers!
December 16, 2012
god bless all those who knew and loved you.... rest in peace... god needed another angel to help guide those children
December 16, 2012
Anne Marie brave and strong; looking at her sweet smile brings me to tears. Rest in Peace with all the little Angels
December 16, 2012
I am so sorry for your loss; may you find comfort and strength in knowing that so many care.
December 16, 2012
rest in peace sorry for your lost
December 16, 2012
What an amazing hero Anne Marie was. My love and prayers are sent out to the Murphy family and her loved ones. Thank you for taking care of the kids. You are in my thoughts. Much love...
December 16, 2012
Hero, you will always be remembering for your amazing acts of kindness. Our hearts are with your family.
With tears
-Pensacola, FL
December 16, 2012
May God Bless you. Another Hero in this tragedy. Prayers go out to you and yours.
December 16, 2012
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. We grieve along with you, we have 3 children (11,8 and 2) and we are torn up over this whole situation. we pray for God's strength to get you through this.
December 16, 2012
From one teacher to another you passed away while doing what you loved best. May God Bless your family so they may find peace and comfort.
December 16, 2012
Rest in peace. Please know that even though your life ended so unexpected, you will forever live on to the world as a true hero. You gave up your own life to protect those of innocent children. We sadly lost 20 little beautiful angels, but if it weren't for your strength and courage the world would of lost so many more.You will never be forgotten to everyone and my heart goes out to your family in having to loose someone so amazing in life.
December 16, 2012
There are no words to ease the pain you're feeling. We pray that God holds you and comforts you and He will give you the strength you need to get through this difficult time. You're all in America's hearts, thoughts & prayers.
December 16, 2012
my heartfelt sympathy to the family god bless u all and bless this guardian angel rest in peace.
December 16, 2012
May you find comfort in your happy memories of Anne Marie and in the strong hugs of your family and friends.
December 16, 2012
A beautiful hero. We will never, ever forget the ultimate sacrifice you made to put others before your own self. Bless you.
December 16, 2012
you are all too young to have been taken away

those you left behind will have to stay

and think of the day you had to die

and become angels in the sky.

never a first kiss, a graduation or marriage you will share


it is all useless and is so unfair!

the horrific tragedy touched the hearts of those far and near

so many strangers had shed many tears

for the lives of children and adults were selfishly taken away

on what was supposed to be a typical day.

Heros were born that very sad day

some managed to live, while others were taken away

no matter where we where at the time

it will forever be a memory in our mind

a piece of heart was destroyed for each and every family

but somehow taught us to love freely and gratefully

there are many extra angels watching over us now

saying it's ok to move foward somehow
December 16, 2012
:::::CRIES::::: Thank you for trying to protect those who needed protection and caused your own life. Rest in Peace and be with God. The world had lost a HERO but Heaven had gained an angel!!! THANK YOU!!!
December 16, 2012
Your loss has been felt across the world. It has touched all people, especially parents of young children. In Canada I have seen this tragic loss bring tears to people young and old. Your children and loved ones are now Angels watching over others so this tragedy never happens again. Find strength knowing that others around the world feel your loss and are mourning along with you. May these Angels Rest In Peace.
December 16, 2012
Rest in peace. May God comfort your family.
December 16, 2012
May God and His Angels comfort all of you
December 16, 2012
December 16, 2012
Anne Marie is one of the true heroes in the world today, we owe so much to the teachers who help keep our children safe each and every day. Please know that the world grieves with you at this difficult time.
December 15, 2012
Rest in Peace, Anne Marie.
December 15, 2012
My heart goes out to you and your family, I pray that God fill you all with peace and comfort. He is always with us and is our strength when we are weak. With much love I pray for you all. Rest in Peace Anne <3
December 15, 2012
With heartfelt sympathy on your tragic loss..there are no words..please know that your family is in my prayers...may Anne Marie RIP with her sweet angels
December 15, 2012
Rest in peace Anne Marie, My prays and thoughts are with the family. Thank you for being a hero.
December 15, 2012
You are a hero, and will be remembered forever.
December 15, 2012
Prayers and thoughts go out to your family. Thank you for loving these children enough to sacrifice yourself. Rest in God.
December 15, 2012
Our hearts go out to you and yours. God Bless. the Scrivens Ohio
December 15, 2012
I hope you find peace and solitude in your memories of the beautiful soul you knew as Anne Marie. Like many, my thoughts are with your family and wish I could find a way to console you in your loss.
December 15, 2012

My family's hearts pour out to yours. With our greatest sympathy, we will continue to pray for you. You are a true hero!
December 15, 2012
My heart breaks for you, your family and friends. May you rest in peace.
December 15, 2012
Prayers to you, your family and friends. Peace be with you.
December 15, 2012
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
December 15, 2012
My deepest sympathy for your loss.
December 15, 2012
John 15:13. It is unthinkable what has happened. Our hearts grieve for what you are going through. What strength of character she showed. We are so proud of her and are glad that the world is seeing her courage and bravery in the face of such evil. Our prayers are with you. May the Father wrap you in His arms and give you peace.
December 15, 2012
Please accept my deepest sympathies.
December 15, 2012
a hero...now flying with angels
December 15, 2012
Our family expresses our heartfelt condolences for your loss. May peace be with you.
December 15, 2012
RIP Anne Marie. May you continue to share her life stories of being a true Earth Angel.
December 15, 2012
Rest in Peace.
December 15, 2012
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
December 15, 2012
Rest in peace. God Bless.
December 15, 2012
Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.
December 15, 2012
So sorry for your loss...may God's love touch your heart, as your daughter has touched the hearts of many. RIP Anne Marie
December 15, 2012
Grief can be so hard during the holidays, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one this holiday season.
December 15, 2012
May God be with you and your family during this time. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless.
December 15, 2012
MAY YOU FIND PEACE IN KNOWING YOUR DAUGHTER DIED A HERO. MY HEART ACHES FOR YOU. TEARS FROM FISHKILL
December 15, 2012
My heart breaks for the Murphy, McGowan Families. May she rest in peace and may God grant tranquility in the grief her family must be feeling. May she always be held in the palm of God's hand.
December 15, 2012
May God watch over your family during this difficult time. Many prayers sent out.
December 15, 2012
I am so very sorry for your loss. My deepest & heartfelt condolences seem like so few as to what you have had taken from you. Please know that I am praying for you. This will never be forgotten. She died a heroine. God bless & keep the memories of her close.
December 15, 2012
With deepest sympathy, our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family....watch over the children!
Axford family, NY
December 15, 2012
RIP, Hero.
December 15, 2012
My deepest sympathies go out to you and yours at this time. you do not know me, but this tragedy breaks my heart, everytime I read it again. anne marie was a hero, shielding her class from the bullets. she may not want to be known as a hero, but she is in the town and the children eyes. May she rest in peace with the children taken too soon. she will be watching over everyone down on earth and will still be protecting them as God sees her and smiles in pride. may she always rest in peace.
December 15, 2012
thoughts and prayer to u
December 15, 2012
Anne Marie, I have a lifelong friend named that who probably is with you beautiful angel. My heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family & friends sweet angel. May God help your family at this time of grief. Love & Prayers
December 15, 2012
May the Lord bless and keep you always.

With Love,
December 15, 2012
rip little angel
December 15, 2012
Please accept my Deepest Sympathies
December 15, 2012
Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family.
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