Frances (Whippen) Murphy

November 18, 2020

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             Frances (Whippen) Murphy, age 82 of Watertown, passed away Wednesday November 18, 2020. Beloved wife of Retired Watertown Police Detective Joseph Murphy. Loving mother of Cheryl Schkuta & her husband Andrew and Joseph Murphy & his wife Margot. Cherished Nana to George Schkuta & his wife Kristi, William Schkuta & Andrea Bedell, Jennifer Rose & her husband Reese, Amanda Murphy and Joseph Murphy. Great Nana to Madison Schkuta & Claire Rose. Dear sister of Virgina Murphy, Jane Walsh, Joseph Whippin & Dee, Margaret Savilonis and the late Charlotte Griffin, Harold Whippen, & Ellen Copatch. Sister in law to Ann Marie Arington & her husband Richard and many nieces & nephews. 

           All may gather for visiting hours in Nardone Funeral Home, 373 Main St. Watertown on Sunday from 3-6 PM and again on Monday at 9 AM followed by a 11 AM Funeral Mass in Saint Jude's Parish.  Burial will be private. 

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November 22, 2020

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Nardone Funeral Home
373 Main St.
Watertown, MA 02472

Funeral Mass
November 23, 2020

11:00 AM
St. Jude's Church
147 Main Street Waltham
Waltham, MA 02452

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