Sr. Marie Murphy

Sr. Marie Murphy

Tuesday, January 3rd, 1933 Monday, April 13th, 2020

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Obituary for Sr. Marie Murphy

Sr. Mary Marie Murphy, RDC (formerly known as Sr. Mary de Chantal), a Sister of the Divine Compassion, died peacefully on April 13, 2020.
Sr. Marie was born in the Bronx in 1933, the daughter of John and Mary (Fegan) Murphy. She attended St. Frances de Chantal Elementary School, Bronx, NY and St. Jean Baptiste High School, New York, New York. Sister received her BA from Good Counsel College in White Plains and her MA from St. Joseph’s College.
Sister spent many years in education, beginning at St. Mary’s School in Katonah. She also served at St. Joseph’s in Croton Falls, St. Lawrence O’Toole in Brewster, NY., Good Counsel Academy High School and completed her teaching career at Kennedy Catholic in Somers.

Sister Laura Donovan, President of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion said, “Having borne the transition from independence to dependence with grace and acceptance, Sr. Marie was a true example for all. She was a gracious woman, and often used her Irish wit to brighten the spirits of all she came in contact with.”
Sister is survived by her Sisters of the Divine Compassion, her cousins Tom and Joan McCann and family and PJ Conway and family. Also surviving are cousins living in Ireland, Ann Murphy, Eleanor O’Keeffee, Marian Walshe, Kathleen and Owen Donaghy and family.
Interment will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, White Plains, NY. Arrangements will be handled by McMahon, Lyon & Hartnett Funeral Home.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Sisters of the Divine Compassion, 52 North Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603.

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    Mount Calvary Cemetery
    575 Hillside Ave
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recovering former student

a wretched human being
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Frank and Regina Martens

Thank you for your guidance and moral direction.
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Barbara DAnna

My sincere sympathy on the loss of dear Sr Marie. I had the pleasure of working with this wonderful woman at Kennedy Catholic HS. Rest In Peace, Barb
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Marilyn Cowan

I had the pleasure of getting to know Sr. Marie when my mom was a resident of Cabrini. She was a lovely, kind, gentle woman. She was a good friend of my mom's table mate Sr Jean Noonan. Both of them are a great loss and will be missed by all who knew them.
Marilyn Cowan, daughter of Beatrice Moynihan
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