Lynne M. Murphy, age 51, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and friends at Lahey Medical Center in Burlington on Thursday, August 28th, after a courageous battle with cancer.
She was the cherished daughter of Joseph and Catherine Murphy of Wilmington, sister of Joseph Murphy and Brian Murphy of Cumberland, RI, and Jeffrey Murphy of Los Angeles, CA.
Lynne was the loving aunt of Matthew, Caitlin, Jack, Zachary, and Annika Murphy, all of Cumberland, RI.
She was also the sister in law to Susan Hogan Murphy and Christine Losea Murphy also of Cumberland, RI. Lynne is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Lynne graduated from Nazareth Academy, Wakefield, MA, where she excelled in athletics, captaining the softball team and was a member of the Catholic Conference Championship basketball team her senior year.
She was also an excellent figure skater, competing at various levels as a youngster.
She graduated from Worcester State University, and entered the business world after graduation.
Lynne was an Account Executive for the TOPS/RR Donnelley Corporation of Chicago, IL following several successful years working as a retail music & media buyer for the Lechmere and Ames Corporations.
She loved the ocean, vacationing each year at Popponesset Beach on Cape Cod, enjoying summers at the beach with her family over a 48 year period.
Lynne loved her family especially her five nieces and nephews, and they truly loved their Auntie Lynne.
She was a kind, caring, thoughtful, considerate, and generous person who will be fondly remembered and sorely missed by all her family members and those who loved her.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave (Rt. 62), Wilmington, MA on Wednesday, September 3rd at 10:30 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Theresa’s Church, 63 Winter St., North Reading at 11:30 a.m. Interment to follow in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 2nd from 4-8pm.
Memorial donations in Lynne’s name may be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Attn: Donor Services, PO Box 650309, Dallas, TX 75265-0309.