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MURPHY, Helen M. (McRae) Of Wakefield, formerly of Winthrop, May 8, 2016. Beloved wife of the late James A. Murphy. Devoted mother of Kathleen M. Herzig and her husband A. Thomas of Ireland, Margaret "Maggie" Murphy of Murphys, CA, Patricia Ann Murphy and her husband Wes Beckett of Wakefield, James A. Murphy, Jr. of San Jose, CA, and George B. Murphy of Stoneham. Cherished sister of Margaret Pridemore and her late husband Albert of Springfield, MO, Maureen Demers and her husband Joseph of Revere and the late George W. McRae, Jr. Loving grandmother of Craig, Jillian, Curtis, Shaunna, Maura and Katie Murphy and loving great grandmother of Charlie Max. She also leaves her childhood and best friend Elizabeth Kenney of W. Roxbury. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, May 13, at 10:00am at St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop. Burial will follow in Winthrop Cemetery, Winthrop. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held on Thursday from 4:00-8:00pm at the Douglass, Edgerley and Bessom Funeral Home, 25 Sanborn St. (Corner of Woburn St.), READING. Those who wish may make contributions in Helen's memory to the MA/NH Chapter, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. For directions and on line guest book visit: johnb douglassfuneralhome.com
Published in The Boston Globe on May 10, 2016
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