Patricia Marie Murphy

Patricia Marie Murphy
Patricia Marie “Pat” Murphy, age 55, of Norwalk, died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, April 8, with her family at her side. She was the loving wife of James F. Murphy. Pat was born on July 30, 1958 in Queens, NY, the daughter of Ann Rea Harrington of Patchogue, NY and the late James Harrington.
She received her nursing degree from St. Vincent's Nursing School and had worked for several years as a nurse at the Tully Center in Stamford. Pat and Jim were very involved with the Brien McMahon High School Football and Lacrosse teams when their two sons were students there, donating much time energy to fund raising for the booster clubs and running the annual Christmas Wreath Fund Raiser. She will be dearly missed by her family, the Brien McMahon community and her friends at St. Matthew Church.
In addition to her husband and mother, Pat is survived by her two sons James “Jimmy” Murphy, Jr. and Terence Murphy of Norwalk; her siblings Maureen Oliver, James Harrington and Eileen Harrington and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 11 at 10am at St. Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave., Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery in Norwalk. Pat's family will receive friends at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk on Thursday from 4 - 8pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to St. Matthew Church or Brien McMahon High School. For directions or to leave an online condolence, please go to

Funeral Home

Magner Funeral Home Inc.
12 Mott Avenue Norwalk, CT 06850
(203) 866-5553

Published in The Hour on Apr. 9, 2014