Bonita Lillian Murphy, 75, of Wallingford, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, surrounded by her family. She was the beloved wife of Donald D. Murphy. Bonita was born in Houlton, ME, one of 15 children of the late Clayton and Ena (Monteith) Little.
Bonita always loved to have a good time, enjoyed a fun practical joke and being around family. She enjoyed vacationing and going on motorcycle trips with Murph. She had a talent and passion for painting. Hosting backyard BBQs were always a joyful time where many laughs were shared, and memories created. She loved to dance and teach her daughters how to do the Mash Potato.
In addition to her husband Donald, she is survived by her loving children Dan & Glenice (Murphy) L'heureux, of NH, James & Kristen (Daly) Murphy and Dawn Murphy all of Wallingford; and adoring grandchildren Tyler L'heureux, Gregory L'heureux & Hayley Merrill, and Alyssa Clark-Murphy.
Her family will receive relatives and friends in The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Saturday, Oct. 23rd, from 9 to 10:30am. A funeral service will be held in the funeral home at 10:30am and interment will immediately follow in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden.
In honor of the support our family received for Donald and other cancer survivors, donations can be made in her memory to The Pink Ladies' Sisters for Hope Foundation (www.thepinkladiessistersforhope.org/
Published by The Record-Journal from Oct. 22 to Oct. 23, 2021.