Sarah Murphy

  • "So very sorry for your loss....i am originally from Peakes..."
    - Mary MacDonald
  • "Eddie, Gary and MaryEllen, Our thoughts and prayers for all..."
    - Frank Murphy
  • "Eddie, Gary, and MaryEllen, We are very sorry to hear of..."
    - Fred Jay

MURPHY Sarah “Sally” (Handrahan) 84. Formerly of Somerville, Stoneham and Burlington passed away October 29, 2015. Beloved wife of 56 years to Edward F. Murphy Jr. Dear mother of Gary and his wife MaryEllen Murphy. Survived by her brother Fred Handrahan and his wife Linda, and her sister-in-law Fran Handrahan, of Prince Edward Island Canada. Survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Michael and Annie (nee Fiske) Handrahan and by her brothers and sisters John, Mary, Alfred, Mike, and J. Herbert Handrahan; Teresa Kiggins and Rita Grant. Funeral procession from the George L. Doherty Funeral Home, 855 Broadway (Powder House Sq), SOMERVILLE, Saturday morning at 8:30 A.M. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Patrick Church, Stoneham at 10:00 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Calling Hours Friday 5:00 P.M. 8:00 P.M. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Tewksbury. If desired in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Sarah’s memory to the Wilmington Health Care Center, Recreation Fund, 750 Woburn Street, Wilmington, MA 01887. The family expresses their thanks and appreciation to the staff of Care One- Wilmington Health Care Center for their support and care for Sarah. For more information visit

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George L Doherty Funeral Service, Inc.
855 Broadway (Powder House Square)
Somerville, MA 02144
(617) 625-4320
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Published in Boston Herald from Nov. 4 to Nov. 5, 2015
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