Rita Marilyn Murphy - age: 84
(September 02, 1929 to December 20, 2013
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM April 12, 2014 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 13 Cleveland St, Saco.
Father David Robinson will officiate; burial will follow at Laurel Hill Cemetery.
For those wishing to make memorial contributions, please consider Hospice of Southern Maine, 180 Route 1, Scarborough, Maine 04074.
Saco, Rita Marilyn Murphy, 84, of Mayflower Dr, Sanford, passed away December 20, 2013 at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.
She was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts September 2, 1929 the daughter of Wilmer and Irene Desjardins Morneau.
Rita graduated from Buckley High school in Connecticut in 1947.
She moved to the Saco area and first was employed by the Saco Lowell Shops.
For over 33 years, she was a typist in the composing room for the Biddeford Saco Journal.
She enjoyed cats, the Boston Red Sox and spending time with her family and friends. Her other enjoyments included travel, which she was able to visit the Western United States, Barcelona, Spain, and Hawaii.
She is predeceased by her husband Richard F. Murphy in 2005.
Survivors include 2 sons Michael Murphy of Chesapeake, VA and his wife Sally, and Timothy Murphy of Saco and his wife Karen, a sister Marguerite Sadowski of Newington, Ct, 4 grandchildren Sean Murphy, Morgan Murphy, Jillian and Tenley Murphy, 2 great grandchildren, Brennan, Tyler, of Elgin , Illinois.