Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home, Canton, MA 02021
Margaret P. Murphy

Margaret P. Murphy (Purtell), age 98, of Plymouth passed away June 17th at the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital in Plymouth. Born and raised in South Boston, she attended the Gate of Heaven School and Catherine Laboure School of Nursing. She went on to enlist in the United States Army and served as a Nurse in the Philippines. She later worked as a nurse for the Carney Hospital, Boston Parks & Recreation, Boston Public Schools, Hebrew Rehabilitation Center in W. Roxbury before retiring.
Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Mother of and Joanne E. Cutler and her husband Paul of Plymouth, Sheila M. Mulkerrin and her husband Seamus of Millis, and the late Patricia A. Walker and her husband George of Fl. and the late Edward J. Murphy, Jr. Sister of the late Edward Purtell, William Purtell, Gerald Ahearn, Molly Fahey, Helen Boucher, Elizabeth Casey, and Anna Purtell. Also survived by 9 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist Church Canton Tuesday at 11:30 am. Those who wish to visit the family may do so between 10:00-11:00 am prior to the mass at the Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home 455 Washington St. Canton. Due to the current Covid 19 restrictions only 20 people will be allowed within the funeral home at a time, masks are required and guests must bring their own pens to sign the register book. Burial will follow at Knollwood Memorial Park, Canton.
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021