Our Sister June Murphy, Opera House Usher has passed. This is her Obituary:
MURPHY, June P. (Lacey) Greatly Loved In Weymouth, formerly of Dorchester and Roxbury, April 6th, age 89 years, passed away at home after a courageous and progressive battle with lung disease. June was a supportive, generous, selfless, and humble woman with a big heart, and if need be, could be a spitfire. Beloved wife of the late Francis L. Murphy Jr. Loving mother of June and her husband Tom Freel of Marshfield, her devoted son Lincoln E. "Sonny" Smith and his companion Carolyn Garabedian of Dorchester, and Frances Murphy and her husband Peter Martinkus of Weston. Loving and dear sister of Deamie Maggio of Quincy, and the late Flora Vogel, Doris Hattenburg, Catherine Arey, Jackie Siedman, Irene Clarke, Shirley DeChellis, and Russell T. Lacey. Devoted nana of Shauna, Lauren, Katie, Paul, Peter, Johnathan, and Charlotte. She is also survived by 8 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Family and friends will honor and remember June's life by gathering for visiting hours in St. Jerome Church, 632 Bridge St., Weymouth, MA 02191, on Monday, April 16th, from 4-8 P.M. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday morning at 10:30 A.M. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne at 1:45 P.M. June was a retired medical records clerk for the City of Boston Health and Hospitals Department for over 20 years and in her quest for life, she also enjoyed her work at Stutz Blacker Antiques and as an usher at the Opera House in Boston for 12 years. The family would like to acknowledge a heartfelt thanks and sincere appreciation to all of June's medical providers and cherished friends that provided comfort, love and support. In lieu of flowers, donations in June's memory may be made to the St. Jerome Church St. Vincent DePaul Society, 632 Bridge St., Weymouth, MA 02191. For guestbook, please visit www.jmurphyfh.com. Arrangements by the Murphy Funeral Home, DORCHESTER.