Murphy , Ann L. (Rivers)
Of Waltham, August 28, 2013. Beloved wife of Robert F. Murphy, Jr. Mother of Robert J. Murphy and his wife, Tara, of Westwood and Michael S. Murphy and his wife, Karen, of Sudbury. Grandmother of Sean, Cashman, Colleen, Connor and Kate. Sister of Helen Williams of Waltham and the late Mary Maher and is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Sister-in-law of the late Charles Williams and Robert Maher. Family and friends will honor and remember Ann's life by gathering for calling hours in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rte. 20), WALTHAM, on Friday, August 30th from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. and again at 9 a.m. on Saturday morning before leaving in procession to Our Lady Comforter of the Afflicted Church, 880 Trapelo Road, Waltham, where her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Mt. Feake Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Hospice of the Good Sheperd, 2042 Beacon St., Waban, MA 02468. For complete obituary, guestbook and directions visit

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Joyce Funeral Home
245 Main Street Waltham, MA 02453
(781) 894-2895
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 29, 2013