Mary E. (Hally) Murphy

August 19, 2023


Mary Hally Murphy, 88, of Worcester, passed away at St. Vincent Hospital Saturday, August 19, 2023, peacefully listening to her favorite songs.

She leaves a son, Michael S. Murphy; a sister, Rita Raleigh of Georgia; grandchildren, Maureen Martin and her husband Jason and their children Jacob and Mallory, Ryan Murphy and partner Kerry Giangregorio along with children Kaleigh, Josh and Devin, and Erin Murphy and partner Maria Martin.

Mary is predeceased by her husband, Warren; sons, Kevin and Brian; a daughter, Kimberly; brothers, Bobby, John, Dan, and Joseph, and her sister Francis Hass.

Mary was born in Worcester, daughter of John and Louise (Hinney) Hally.

Mary enjoyed shopping, making people happy and making them laugh. She would buy Christmas in July on QVC for Christmas deals. She also enjoyed the casino, scratch tickets, and listening to music on Alexa.

Mary was proud of her Irish heritage making St. Patrick’s Day corned beef and cabbage.

Later in life she was a personal companion for the elderly and they couldn’t do better.  Mary loved a clean house.  She will be missed by all who knew her.

Mary’s family would like to give special thanks to the ICU staff at St. Vincent’s and to her two friends Julia Cross and Patty Dooley.

The funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, August 30 at 11 a.m. in St. Joan of Arc Church, 570 Lincoln Street, Worcester. Burial will follow in Worcester County Memorial Park, Paxton. There are no calling hours.

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Funeral Mass
August 30, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Joan of Arc Church
570 Lincoln Street
Worcester, MA 01605

August 30, 2023

12:30 PM
Worcester County Memorial Park
217 Richards Avenue
Paxton, MA 01612


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