Alice M. (Murphy) Murray, age 92

of Quincy

Alice M. (Murphy) Murray, age 92

Alice M. (Murphy) Murray, age 92, a longtime Quincy resident, died peacefully, Friday, April 1, 2022 at the Pat Roche Hospice Home in Hingham, surrounded by her loving family.

Alice was born in Cambridge, to the late Michael and Julia (Falvey) Murphy. Raised and educated in Cambridge, she also attended secretarial school in Boston. She lived in Quincy for over fifty years and enjoyed spending time on the Cape.

As a young woman, Alice worked for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, as an administrative secretary, in social services for several years, where she met her future husband, Frank.

Alice was a loving homemaker, mother, and grandmother. She was very devoted to her family and especially proud of her cherished grandchildren, supporting all their many activities and accomplishments.

Alice had a passion for gardening and taking care of her flowers and plants. She also participated in many activities at 1000 Southern Artery in Quincy, including yoga and ceramic classes.

Beloved wife of the late Francis C. “Frank” Murray.

Devoted mother of David F. Murray of Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., Kathleen M. Murray of Milton, Paul M. Murray and his wife Julie of Avon.

Loving grandmother of Emily and Ben.

Alice was also very fond of her pet “grand dog”, Cooper.

Visitation will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Thursday, April 7, from 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in Saint John the Baptist Church, 44 School Street, Quincy, at 10 a.m. Interment to follow at Pine Hill Cemetery, West Quincy.

For those who wish, donations in Alice’s memory may be made to Father Bill’s & MainSpring, 460 Belmont Street, Brockton, MA 02301.


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  • Alice was always so kind to me and to my family! She often remembered my sons birthday with a special Halloween card, and to this day I treasure a beautiful Clivia plant she gave me from a division of one of her robust plants. In her honor it will get repotted this spring and when it blooms I will forever think of Alice. Mrs. Murray’s door was always open and she liked to discuss current events; she was well informed about the political happenings of the day. I was glad to know her. My deepest condolences to Kathy, David, Paul, Julie, Emily and Ben 💛

  • Sending deep condolences and caring thoughts to the Murray family. May your parents now rest in peace together and live forever in your hearts. Love, Lori and Charlie

  • Dear Kathy – I never had the chance to meet your mom but we did talk about her many times. Please accept my deepest sympathy over her passing. I know and understand the feeling of loss and sadness as I am also going through the same, losing my beloved husband recently. Your mom knows how much you have taken care of her and I’m sure that she appreciated that.


  • Paul and family,

    May the peace that comes from the memories of love shared comfort you now and in the days ahead. Please accept our heartfelt condolences to you and yours.

    The Donoso family.

  • I did not know her personally but what I do know is she raised a very kind & caring son, Dave!
    Well done!🙏🏻