POLAND - There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Saturday, June 2, 2012 at 10 a.m. at St. Edward Church, Youngs-town, with the Very Rev. Msgr. Robert Siffrin officiating, preceded by a 9 a.m. prayer service held at Rossi and Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman, for Mary R. Murphy, 82, of Poland, who passed away on Tuesday evening, May 29, 2012 with her loving family by her side.
Mary will always be remembered and loved by her family and friends for being a devoted wife, mom and nonna.
She was born February 8, 1930 in Bagnoli del Trigno, Italy, the daughter of Carl and Rose (Potesta) Pallotta and came to the Youngstown area on November 5, 1936 at the age of 6.
Her grandchildren always were in the center of heart and the devotion, care and love that she always shown to her family will never be forgotten. Mary was a proud homemaker and nothing made her happier than when she was cooking and spending time with them.
Mary was a 1948 graduate of Ursuline High School along with being a member of St. Edward Church and the Ladies Bagnolese Club.
She leaves behind to hold on to her precious memories her beloved husband of over 54 years Thomas R. Murphy, whom she married on June 15, 1957, three daughters, Gloria (Tom) Basista of Mentor, Rosemary (Greg) Fesz of North Olmsted and Linda Ferrier of Canfield, seven grandchildren, Alex and Jaclyn Basista, Maria, Christina and Gregory Fesz and Jacob and Vincent Ferrier, along with many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Brock Ferrier.
Friends may call on Friday, June 1, 2012 from 4-7 p.m. at Rossi and Santucci Funeral Home, 4700 Market St., Boardman.
Burial will take place at Cavalry Cemetery, Youngstown.
On behalf of the Murphy family they would like to thank All Care Hospice and especially Hampton Woods Nursing Facility along with all their staff for the care, compassionate and comfort shown to Mary during her illness.
Family and friends may visit www.rossisantuccifh.com to view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences to Mary's family.