Murphy, Edith J. "Edie" (nee Venezia) age 85 of Paterson at rest in Paterson on January 1, 2019. Beloved wife of the late Edward J. Murphy (2018). Loving mother of Edward J. Murphy, Jr. and his wife Debra of Totowa and Sean P. Murphy and his wife Diane of Little Falls. Dear grandmother of Christopher Murphy and his wife Ann, Thomas Murphy and his wife Allison, Joseph Murphy, Steven Murphy and Michael Murphy. Great grandmother of Sarah and Teresa Murphy. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Born in Paterson, she was a lifelong resident. She was a Homemaker. Mrs. Murphy was a parishioner of St. Bonaventure R.C. Church, Paterson and attended the weekly novena to St. Anthony at the Shrine. She was an avid N.Y. Yankee fan. She enjoyed Atlantic City and the Meadowlands Racetrack. She was a snowbird traveling to Boca Raton Florida with her husband where they enjoyed their condo. She cherished time spent and loved cooking for her family, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the Festa Memorial Funeral Home, 111 Union Blvd., Totowa, on Saturday at 8:30 AM. Funeral Mass to follow at St. Bonaventure R.C. Church, Paterson at 9:00 AM. Entombment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery Mausoleum, Totowa. Friends may visit Friday from 3:00 - 7:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.
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