Mrs. Winifred (Moriarty) Murphy

  • Born: January 7, 1930
  • Died: June 25, 2021
  • Location: Andover, Massachusetts

Doherty Barile Family Funeral Home

11 Linden Street
Reading, MA 01867

Tel. 781.944.1589

Tribute & Message From The Family

A Loving Wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend

Winifred (Moriarty) Murphy of Andover passed away on June 25, 2021 at 91 years of age.

Born on January 7, 1930 in County Cork, Ireland, Winnie is the loving daughter of the late John Moriarty and Ellen (Hedderman) Moriarty. Winnie is a warm, kind and caring daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Winnie, also loving known as 'Nana Pooh' by her grandchildren, arrived to American in June 1957 with her husband and son. The family settled in Reading, MA. She attended Boston Business School for computer science which led to a long career with Hewlett Packard. Winnie was a devoted catholic. Her passion was her faith. She attended bible studies and participated in religious retreats. She looked forward to watching the catholic network. Especially 'Going My Way' with Father Chris Hickey. Her family meant the world to her. Never forgetting a birthday or special day in their lives. She will be missed by all.

Winnie is the beloved wife of the late Patrick F. Murphy. She is the devoted mother of the late John Murphy and the late Mary Ellen Monahan. The cherished grandmother of Krista Murphy, Sean Ruehl, triplets Eilene, Faith and Mary Monahan and Patrick Monahan, Winnie is the doting great grandmother of Jeremy, Conor and Tzipora. She is the dear sister of Maurice Moriarty, Roland Moriarty, Mary Doyle and the late Catherine, John, William and Margaret Moriarty, the late Nora O'Donoghue and Eileen Tongue. Winnie is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Funeral from the Doherty – Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St. READING, Friday, July 2nd at 9:30am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Winnie's Eternal Life in St. Theresa's Church, 63 Winter St. North Reading at 10:30am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with Winnie's Family on Thursday, July 1st from 6-8pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Interment Wood End Cemetery, Reading.

Please honor Winnie by making donations in her memory to St. Theresa's Church, 63 Winter
St. North Reading, MA 01864.


Condolence & Memory Journal

Our sincere condolences to Aunt Mary, Krista, Sean, Faith, Eileen, Mary, Patrick, Jack, Tzipora, Jeremy & Conor on the sad passing of Aunt Winnie. We loved her dearly, she was a saint among us and we will all miss her. I will miss our Sunday evening chat and prayers. You were beautiful in every way Aunt Winnie. You are now our Saint in Heaven praying and watching over us all. Rest In Peace Aunt Winnie. We love you. Your niece Eileen her husband Tom & sons Thomas, Brian, Alan, Daniel & Stephen ❤XXXXXXX

Posted by Eileen Dwan - Family   July 09, 2021

To krista, Sean, Eilene, Faith, Mary, Patrick and Jack, I wish to convey my sincere condolences to all of you. Winnie was a great friend and aunt to me. I have great memories of her and Mary Ellen from my times with them in Boston. They always bring a smile to my face and they will always be with me. Hopefully l will meet you guys again sometime and when ever any one of you want to visit us here in Ireland you will be most welcome and you will have a place to stay. Love and best wishes and again my condolences. Maurice Moriarty and family.

Posted by Maurice Moriarty - Galbally, co limerick   July 02, 2021

Rest in Peace Aunty Winnie.
From Ger and Ita Moriarty and family.

Posted by Orla Moriarty - Mitchelstown - Family   July 02, 2021

Rest in peace with your loved ones Aunt Winnie - you have truly won your reward in heaven. God bless you, we love you. Your niece Margaret & family, Kilglass.

Posted by Margaret Moriarty - Mitchelstown - Family   July 01, 2021

Aunt Winnie, may you rest in eternal peace. You are now with your loved ones and in a far better place.

Posted by Elizabeth Moriarty - Family   June 30, 2021

Rest in peace Winifred.

Posted by Roland and Mary and Family. oDonoghue. - Mitchelstown - Family   June 29, 2021

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