Elyse M. Murphy


Murphy, Elyse M. of Quincy formerly of Scituate died peacefully on October 11, 2016. Beloved wife of the late Frederick G. Murphy. Loving mother of Brian Murphy of Providence, RI; Karen Murphy and her husband Soren Richelsen of Newburyport; Dennis Murphy of Las Vegas, NV; Bruce Murphy and his wife Sherry of Easthampton: Keith Murphy and his wife Lori of Andover; and Jacqueline Murphy of Quincy. Cherished grandmother of 7 grandchildren and 3 great- grandchildren.  Sister-in-law of Elaine Murphy of West Roxbury. Elyse was lovingly cared for by the staff of Marina Bay Nursing Home for the past five years.

Elyse was born in Quincy and grew up in Dorchester. She was a graduate of Girls Latin High School and Mass College of Art. She was a talented artist and dedicated art teacher for the City of Chicopee for 24 years before retiring.  Elyse was an avid reader and enjoyed volunteering her time at the Scituate Art Association. Most of all Elyse’s family was the most important aspect of her life. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure to have known her.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday October 14, 2016 at 10:00AM at St. Brendan’s Church, 589 Gallivan Blvd. Dorchester.   At the request of the family, visitation is private. Burial in Cedar Grove Cemetery, 920 Adams St., Dorchester. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Elyse may be made to Scituate Etrusco Associates of Scituate, P.O. Box 265, Scituate, MA 02066.