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“I was sorry to learn of the death of Marjorie, please accept my deepest sympathy. May you be comforted by the God of all comfort and in knowing...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Knight

“Dear Bernie Liz and Murphy family: With sincere sympathies of the loss of your Mom. May you find comfort in these difficult days. May the warm...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Maureen Coughlin - Needham, MA

“Sincerest Condolences to Bernie and Liz and the entire Murphy family. Peace. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Rick McGinn - Dracut, MA - Friend

“I loved Margie from the moment I met her. My love and condolences to the whole Murphy family. ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: GAIL Murphy Bannon - Maynard, MA

“Liz. We are so very sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. May you find comfort knowing that she now at peace. Sending our heart felt condolences and...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Linda and Jerry Beals - Worcester, MA

“To Bernie and Family: I was saddened to hear of your loss of Margy. Margy so loved her children and grandchildren. We had so many great trips...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jeanne E Genova - SUDBURY, MA

“Sven,Lorraine,Sven jr. Kathy and Steven send our deepest sympathies to all ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Steven Johnson - Waltham, MA

“I am so terribly sorry for your loss Maura!! The Rice Family is thinking of you! ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Krista Davis - Durham, CT


Waltham – Mrs. Marjorie I. (Dunton) Murphy, of Waltham, died in her home surrounded by family on Sunday, April 28, 2019. She was 78.

Marjorie was born in Providence, Rhode Island on September 22, 1940, a daughter of the late Charles and Doris Dunton. She was raised in Waltham and graduated from Waltham High School. On November 25, 1962 she married Bernard M. Murphy in St. Mary's Church on School Street and the pair made Waltham their lifelong home.

When her children were young she was a cafeteria worker for the Waltham School Department and later on worked as an administrative assistant at Panametrix in the old Waltham Watch Factory until her retirement.

Marjorie was an animal lover and enjoyed lots of trips over the years with friends to destinations across the United States, the Caribbean and to Europe.

In addition to her husband of fifty-five years, Bernie, she leaves her children, Elizabeth M. Callan of Marlborough, Bernard M. Murphy, Jr. of Waltham, Kathleen M. Rose of Walpole and Maura E. Murphy of Rocky Hill, Connecticut; her grandchildren, Sydney Callan, Wesley Rose and Ceilli Rose; her sister, Eleanor Collins of Jacksonville, Florida; her step-sister, Linda and many nieces, nephews and their families.

Family and friends will honor and remember Marjorie's life by gathering to visit at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 3rd in The Joyce Funeral Home, 245 Main Street (Rt. 20) followed by her funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Waltham.