In memory of
Marita Murphy, of Taunton, passed September 7, 2018. Daughter of the late Arthur and Elizabeth (Fair) Murphy died at Taunton Nursing Home at the age of 88. Marita was born in Boston and was educated at St. Marys High School in Taunton and received her Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree in Religious Education at Fordham University. Marita was a Holy Union Sister for twenty five years. She taught in the Taunton Public Schools for over four years and also worked for Shaws Supermarket in Taunton for many years. She was the sister of the late Thomas Murphy, Arthur Murphy, Sister Rosemarie Murphy and Sister Mary Elizabeth Murphy. Marita was the aunt of two nieces, two nephews and two late nephews. A service will be held at the OKeefe-Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington Street in Taunton Tuesday, September 11, at 11 a.m. Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. Interment St. Francis Cemetery in Taunton. Donations in Maritas memory may be made to Liberty Christian Center, 159 Winthrop Street, Taunton, MA, 02780 or Alzheimers Foundation of America, 225 N. Michigan Ave, FL 17, Chicago, IL, 60601 or www.alz.org . Visit our website www.okeefewade.com to sign the online guest book, obituaries and directions.
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