Mary Lou Murphy
Mary Lou Murphy
  • August 20, 1946 - August 10, 2017
  • Westbrook, Connecticut

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Mary Louise Talford Murphy, wife of James F Murphy Sr. since 1964, of Westbrook CT died Thursday, August 10, 2017 in New Haven after a long illness, with family by her side.

Marylu was born on August 20, 1946 in Manchester NH to her parents, the late Henry Joseph Talford and Helena (Cullen) Talford. She graduated St Joseph High School, Manchester NH in 1964. She resided in several places in NH before settling in Westbrook CT.

She was an Office Manager for Hasbrouck Associates and a Store Manager for Food Bag before retiring in 2014.

Marylu was a registered EMT and a firefighter for the Nelson Fire Department.

In addition to her husband James, she is survived by her daughter Tricia (Murphy) Olson and her husband Timothy Olson, her son James F Murphy Jr. and his wife Rebecca Murphy, her grandchildren Jennifer Martin, Jessica (Martin) Abel, Alex Murphy, and Emily Murphy and several great grandchildren and cousins.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday August 13th at 2pm at Doc's Bar and Grill 350 E Main St Clinton, CT.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Shoreline Soup Kitchen, at