Patricia M. Murphy
Nov 9th, 2022
Patricia M. Murphy, 85, of S. Yarmouth, MA passed away peacefully on November 9th at Cape Cod Hospital.
She was born on July 5, 1937, daughter of the late John and Mary (O’Brien) Sexton of Weymouth, MA. Patricia is survived by her loving husband Robert P. Murphy of nearly 63 years, and together they raised their three children Kathleen, Robert Patrick Jr., and Ryan in Dover MA. She is also survived by her sons Patrick (Mary) of Wrentham, MA and Ryan (Melissa) of Virginia Beach, VA; grandchildren Robert III, Mikayla, Michael, and Margaret Murphy, sister-in-laws Patricia Cairns and Annette Sexton, brother-in-laws, Arthur (Sharon) and Thomas (Peg) Murphy and several cousins, nieces, nephews. Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, in-laws Edward and Catherine Murphy, daughter Kathleen Murphy, brother John Sexton, brother-in-laws Edward Murphy, Paul Murphy, Joseph Cairns and countless other loved ones.
Everyone who knew Patricia felt her love for family, traveling, reading, and art. She loved great conversations, and sharing her grandchildren’s accomplishments. Patricia was a true fan of the Red Sox and Patriots. Patricia gave years of dedication and service to the Dover Fire Department – Ambulance, and served on the Board of Trustees at the Leonard Morse Hospital, Natick MA while supporting many charitable events.
A private service and burial was held at Highland Cemetery, Dover Ma. All arrangements were handled with loving grace by Hallett Funeral Home, S. Yarmouth, MA. Please consider a donation to the Haley-Cairns Brain Tumor Research Fund at Dana-Faber Cancer Institute, C/O Dr. Patrick Wen, 100 Brookline Place, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA, 02445, a charity very close to Patricia’s heart.