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Obituary for Sister Irene Murphy, GNSH

July 31, 2018


Sister Irene Murphy, GNSH (formerly Sister Mary Regis), 98 died July 31, 2018 in the 78th year of her religious life. Born in Lowell, MA she followed two of her sisters into religious life, 
entering the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart on September 15, 1940. An educator for 51 years, she taught at Melrose Academy in Philadelphia from 1969-78. She received her BS in Education 
from D'Youville College. Buffalo, NY. In addition to her religious congregation, Sister Irene is survived by several nieces and nephews. A viewing will begin at 9:45 AM, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday August 4 at 10:30 AM in the Redeemer Sisters' Chapel 521 Moredon Road, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart 14500 Bustleton Ave, Philadelphia, Pa 19116-1188 or at Arrangements made by Beck-Givnish Life Celebration Home.

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