Sister Virginia Marie Murray, CSJ (Sister Dennis Marie), in her 67th year as a beloved member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston, died Thursday, May 15, 2014. Daughter of the late Frederick J. and Catherine F. (McCarthy) Murray and sister of the late Claire McCabe. Sister Virginia is survived by her beloved sister, Dorothy Conlon, and brother, Bro. Donald J. Murray, SJ, and many cherished nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Formerly missioned as a primary grade teacher at St. Clement School, Somerville; St. Catherine, Norwood; St. Paul School, Hingham; and St. Joseph School, Medford; and secretary at St. Joseph Parish, Medford. For many years Sister Virginia Marie ministered in Pastoral Care as a director at Sancta Maria Hospital, Cambridge; as Chaplain at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Brighton; and Youville Hospital, Cambridge. Visiting hours at Holy Spirit Chapel, Bethany Health Care Center, 97 Bethany Road, Framingham, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Prayer Service at 10:15 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass and Prayers of Final Commendation at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery, 180 Pond Street, Natick, MA. Arrangements by Norton Funeral Home, Framingham. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, c/o Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135.
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Published in The Medford Transcript from May 17 to May 24, 2014