Anne Carolyn Murphy

Anne Carolyn Murphy (Carole) of Norwell, died peacefully July 8th,2017 after a short illness..

Carole was originally from Dorchester. She attended St Mark’s Grade   School and graduated from St.  Gregory’s High School. She began a long career in government service, working at the Watertown Arsenal, then running the payroll department at DCASR-Boston, Department of Defense with an iron fist.

Carole traveled all over the world. She loved to organize trips and tours, and enjoyed the theater. She worked at the Wang Center till she was 80, just so she could watch the shows over and over. She thoroughly enjoyed retired life, meeting great friends at her condo complex.

She enjoyed her family and cats, and loved to watch the Patriots and Red Sox. She was a great cook and especially loved to bake for everyone.

Always a woman of faith, she was an active participant at Mass.  Over the years she was involved with various organizations, such as the Norwell Council on Aging, worked the polls at the Norwell Elections and fought to keep St. Albert’s Parish open.

Predeceased by her Father and Mother, Pat and Alice Murphy, sisters Alice (Pat) Callahan and Nancy Fehrm, and brother Joseph Murphy. Survived by sister Brenda Sullivan. Beloved Auntie Carole to many nieces and nephews.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Mary of the Nativity Church, 1 Kent Street, Scituate on Friday, July 14th at 10:00 AM.  Family and Friends Invited.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Carole’s memory to: Pan Mass Challenge/team “Make way for Molly”.  Please make your check out to PMC-Jimmy Fund and mail to Molly Callahan, 48 Ash Hill Road, Reading, MA 01867 or you can make a gift online at