Shirley H. Murphy, 91

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PHIPPSBURG — Shirley H. Murphy, 91 died Dec. 1 at Mid-Coast Hospital in Brunswick.

Born on July 8, 1920 in Phippsburg, she was the daughter of Henry W. and Estella (McKenney) Alexander.

She married Arthur F. Murphy on Jan. 16, 1938.

Until her retirement she worked at the Sebasco Freezer, dug clams and work at Auback Shoe.

In her spare time she enjoyed knitting, crocheting, driving her car and spending time with her family. She was also a member of the Sebasco Nazarene Church.

Murphy was predeceased by her husband, Arthur; son Alexander; daughter Joann Murphy; great granddaughter Stephanie Westrum; and many brothers and sisters. She is survived by daughters Josephine Chaney and her husband Merle Jr. of Phippsburg and Ivirna Termblay of Bath; brothers Lendell Alexander of Topsham, Richard Alexander of West Bath, Russell Alexander of Phippsburg and Henry Alexander of Phippsburg; sister Edith Burgess of Phippsburg; half-brother Duane Alexander of Palermo; half-sister Ruth Dionne of N.H.; three step brothers; one step sister; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; one great great grandson; and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service was held on Dec. 8 at the Sebasco Cemetery followed by a gathering of family and friends at the Sebascoo Nazarene Church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Sebasco Nazarene Church, P.O. Box 36, Sebasco Estates, Maine 04565, c/o Bill Rollins.

Arrangements by Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High St., Bath.

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