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Social Worker Margaret Murphy, 90, Of Somers

Margaret Mary (Goodwin) Murphy
Margaret Mary (Goodwin) Murphy Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributedc

SOMERS, N.Y. -- Margaret Mary  (Goodwin) Murphy of Somers died at home April 19. She was 90.

Murphy was born to Margaret Doyle and Francis X. Goodwin in New York City on November 5, 1922.

She attended the Academy of Mount Saint Ursula, The College of New Rochelle and Fordham University School of Social Work. She was a certified social worker and  worked at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington D.C. and Catholic Charities in NY.

She married Col. John DeSales Murphy at St Patricks Cathedral in New York City in 1945. He predeceased her in 1998.

She is survived by her beloved sons John DeSales, Jr. of Reseda Calif., Francis X. of Ossining, her four grandchildren, Maureen Murphy Carollo of Tuttle, Okla., Ryan and Shane Murphy of Reseda, and Kaeley Murphy of Lake Peekskill, and two great-grandchildren Katherine and Spencer Carollo of Tuttle, OK.

Funeral arrangements are by Oekler-Cox Sinatra in Mt. Kisco. Mass at St. Patricks of Bedford. Interment at will be at West Point, N.Y.

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