Obituaries

Simone S. “Susie” (Ahern) Murray

June 23rd, 2015

Simone S. “Susie” (Ahern) Murray, age 70, a life-long resident of Wilmington, passed away on June 22, 2015 at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington following a lengthy illness.

Susie was born on June 27, 1944 in Winchester, MA; she was the cherished daughter of Elaine (Newhouse) Ahern and the late Robert Ahern. Susie was raised in Wilmington and graduated from Wilmington High School.

Susie met and married Harold M. Murray in the early 1960’s. The couple had three sons; Shawn, Kelly and Michael. The family shared many wonderful memories before Harold’s passing at the age of forty-one.

Susie was a devoted and loving mother; she worked hard to make sure her boys were taken care of. Susie worked at a printing company for many years, while raising the boys.

In her spare time, Susie enjoyed many trips to Foxwoods Casino and the ocean. She loved to shop and spend time with her many friends, especially Donna.

Susie will be remembered as a loving mother, daughter and friend. She will be missed dearly.

Susie was the beloved wife of the late Harold M. Murray, devoted mother of Shawn Murray of Andover, Kelly Murray & Sandy Vallois of Wilmington and Michael Murray of Wilmington, cherished daughter of Elaine (Newhouse) Ahern and the late Robert Ahern, dear sister of Robin Cote of Templeton, MA, long-time companion of Arthur Lufkin, Jr. of Wilmington and best friend of Donna Beaudoin of Wilmington.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington on Friday, June 26th at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Thursday, June 25th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Memorial donations in Susie’s name may be made to Local Heroes, P. O. Box 536, Wilmington, MA 01887.

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3 Entries in Guest Book for “Simone S. “Susie” (Ahern) Murray”

  1. Terry Landers says:

    Shawn, I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    God bless brother

  2. Louise Henderson Cain says:

    I am so sorry to hear about Susie, we went to WHS together, she was always a lot of fun to be around. Fondly, Louise

  3. Cathy Hope says:

    Mike and family,

    So sorry to hear of your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Fondly, Cathy and boys

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