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Margaret Maureen Murphy

Margaret Maureen Murphy

Margaret Maureen Murphy, 86, of Moncton died peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Moncton Hospital on March 6, 2020.

Born in Moncton, Maureen was the daughter of William and Emma (Shea) MacDougall.

She will be sadly missed by her daughters Nancy Murphy, Susan Murphy Lajoie, Linda Brown, grandchildren Laura, Evan, Emilee, Alexee, Jay and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was predeceased by her husband John Ernest Murphy, sisters Shirley Murphy, Helen (Cubby) Landry, brothers William (infant), Gerald and Robert.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Prior to her marriage, she was employed with the Bank of Nova Scotia. She was a member of the Holy Family Roman Catholic Church and attended the Friday mass at the Peoples Park Tower Chapel. She  previously attended St. Bernard’s  and St. Augustine’s churches. She was also a member of the CWL.Maureen was an avid reader of newspapers with her family  being grateful recipients of many interesting "clippings"  . Maureen loved the game of bridge,  having played in bridge clubs for over 50 years.She and Ernest volunteered with the Meals On Wheels program. Maureen enjoyed tending their flower garden.Maureen was a long time active member of Peoples Park Tower where she had many friends and enjoyed many of the social activities on offer there.

Her daughters wish to acknowledge the sincere care and support she received in her final years from the wonderful staff of Kindred Home Care Services and Peoples Park Tower and extend their heartfelt thanks.

The family would also like to thank the staff of the Moncton Hospital for all their excellent and compassionate care over the years.

Visitation will take place at Fergusons Funeral Home 1657 Mountain Road Moncton (858 1995) on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church 52 Falkland St Moncton on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 11:00 am, with Father Phil Mulligan officiating. A reception in the Parish Hall will follow. Interment will be in Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery.

Donations in Maureen’s memory can be made to the Friends of the Moncton Hospital (, the Heart and Stroke Foundation ( or the Canadian Cancer Society (

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Service Date
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Service Time
11:00 am
Service Location
Holy Family Roman Catholic Church

Tuesday March 10, 2020
Visitation Time
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Burial Location
Our Lady of Calvary Cemetery, Dieppe

Requested Charity
Friends of The Moncton Hospital, NB Heart and Stroke or Canadian Cancer Society