Kathleen F. (Griffin) Murphy
Kathleen F. (Griffin) Murphy of Leominster LEOMINSTER -- Kathleen F. (Griffin) Murphy, passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Richard J. Griffin, Jr. of Springfield, MA. Kay graduated from Cathedral High School in Springfield, attended Bay Path Business School and Fisher College. She was a senior administrative assistant for Digital Equipment Corp., after retiring Kay continued as an executive secretary for Digital on a contractual basis. She was the assistant inside salesperson for Tucker Mfg. as well as Renauld, Intl. Kay is survived by her five children, Kathleen E. Wood of Leominster, Richard M. Murphy of Hubbardston, Ellen P. Murphy and her husband John J. Houlihan of Francestown, NH, David L. Murphy and his wife Wendy of Chestnut Hill, MA, Sarah A. Svolis and her husband Steve of Fitchburg. Also, twelve grandchildren, twenty three great-grandchildren, two great-great- grandchildren, a sister Joanne F Janik of Longmeadow, MA and several nieces and nephews. Kay is predeceased by a son James W. Murphy, Jr. and daughter Caroline Murphy, two brothers Richard J. Griffin, III of Springfield and John M. Griffin of Syracuse, NY and one sister Muriel M. Gardner of Springfield. Our family would also like to express our deep appreciation for the caring and compassion from the nurses at the Salmon VNA & Hospice. MURPHY -- Calling hours will be held on Friday, October 21st from 5-7 pm in the Silas F. Richardson & Son Funeral home, 106 West Street, Leominster. Burial will be private. www.richardsonfuneralhome.net .
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