Elizabeth Murphy (Betty)


September 26th, 1936
March 19th, 2018

t is with great sadness to announce the untimely passing of our loving Mother on March 19, 2018 in Huntingdon. Mom will be lovingly missed and mourned by her children Patsy(Neil), Robert, Katherine(Gavin), Tim(Genevieve), Michael(Heather) and Sean(Sue) Hersey as well as her grandchildren who were her absolute pride and joy, Andrew, Meghan, Devin, Jamie, David, William, Carolyn, Adrien, Kayleigh, Ronan, Cale, Tamzin, Riley and great grandchildren Caleb, Cole, Sam, Gabriel, Mike, Emmett and Lily also her sister Patricia Murphy, extended family and friends who she met daily. Betty was the daughter of the late John Murphy and Claire Massam, born on the Murphy family farm in St. Agnes de Dundee, Qc on September 26, 1936 , she was predeceased by her son James (little Jimmy) as well as her brother the Reverend James Murphy, and her sisters, Sr. Ann Murphy SNJM and Sr. Carolyn Murphy SNJM. After retiring from teaching hundreds of children at St. Joseph school Mom spent many quiet days with friends and family, listening to her favourite music and going to activities at the legion, spending time with friends at Miss Huntingdon and attending church on Sundays. She was a founding member of CWL Huntingdon and Legion member, Branch 81. Family will receive condolences at St. Joseph Church, Huntingdon on Friday April 6, 2018 from 10 am followed by the Funeral service at 11 am. Burial at St. Joseph Cemetery in the spring. FUNERAL ENTRUSTED TO RODRIGUE MONTPETIT ET FILS INC. Online condolences and tributes may be made at www.rodriguesmontpetitfils.com

Condoleances (27)

  • Bernice Reid

    To Kathy,Patsy,Bobby,Tim,Mike,Sean and families,
    Your Mom was an exceptional woman as well as a wonderful friend.Betty was a friend to many (me included)and her passing will leave a deep void felt by everyone she knew.My sincere sympathies go out to one and all of you.My thoughts and prayers are with you at this very difficult time.

  • Sandra Leslie

    Patsy, so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom, my deepest sympathies to you and all your family.

  • Denise et Austin Fournier

    Ours sincères sympathies goes to Patsy .Neil and to all the family.

  • Lorraine Laplante

    I am so sorry to hear about Betty's passing, my sympathy to the family.

  • Sharon

    The love and support of a mother can never be replaced, but may you find some strength in the love of family and in the warm embrace of friends.
    Deepest sympathy to Auntie Betty's loved ones. xo

  • Suzanne

    Sorry for your loss . Our toughts are with you, A mom is hard to lose. Condolences to you and your family. Hugs Suzanne,Andre and boys xxx

  • Beverly Strathdee

    I didn't get to know your mum Kathy but there is almost no other greater loss than that of our mom...SHE is the one that keeps things together..So today i would like to send my sympathies to you and your family friends as you say goodbye to a very special lady..My thoughts and prayers r with you at such a difficult time..xo...

  • Wanda Helm

    My sympathies to all of the family.

  • Cliff parsons

    My sincere condolences to my friends Tim and Kathy and the entire family.

  • christine léger

    My deepest sympathies to the family. She was a very nice soft spoken lady whom I was lucky to have her
    as my teacher in my 6th grade at st-Joseph school.

  • Daniel Pomminville

    My sympathies to all of the family.


    My Condolences to the Family

  • Barbara Cameron

    My sympathy out to family

  • Catherine Poupart

    All our love and sympathy to you and your family at this time, Kathy. - Catherine and Jacynthe


    My sympathy to all the family.

  • Hope Bouthillier

    My sincere condolences to all the family.

  • Shirley Maguire Royea

    Dear Patsy,
    I am so sorry to hear the bad news. You and Betty were so close. I will say a prayer .

    Shirley Maguire Royea

  • Cecil and Lydia

    Our deepest sympathy to all the family.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you,

  • Hilda and Edgar Robidoux

    Our deepest sympathy to all the family.

  • Norman & Pearl Fennell

    We wish to express our deepest sympathies to Betty's family.

  • Sharon, Gail , Linda & Bob Higgins

    We are all so sorry to hear of the loss of Betty, our sincere sympathies to all of you. It's so hard to lose your Mom,and she loved all of you so much, you really were her pride and joy,anytime you would talk with Betty she would always speak of her children and grandchildren. Betty loved to just talk, especially about family. We will all miss you, RIP Betty.

  • Harold&Kitty Murphy

    Our sincere condolences to all the family.Our thoughts & prayers are with you at this time

  • Expro Transit Logistics Inc.

    To Bobby and family,
    May memories of your mother bring you comfort during this hard time in your life. Look back on all the good memories and smile at the fact that you were able to share these before she passed away. May she rest in peace. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.

    The Whole Team at Expro

  • Sisters of Holy Cross, ALEXANDRIA

    We, as Sisters of Holy Cross,
    have heard about how very special Betty was to the Murphy family over the years. Sisters Eileen and Austin spoke highly of their niece, Betty! May you find peace knowing that your Mom is now resting peacefully in her heavenly home!. SHALOM auto your ♥️s.
    Sister Kathryn Cameron for the SISTERS OF HOLY CROSS

  • John and Audrey Ryan

    So sorry to hear the sad news. We have many fond memories of Betty going back so many years. Wishing her family all the strength needed at a time like this.

  • Beverley Wattling, SNJM

    I tried to post a note earlier but it doesn't seem to have gone through.
    We were so sorry to hear of Betty's recent death.
    Unfortunately we will not be able to attend the funeral tomorrow, but you are in our prayers.
    All our Sisters and Associates have been asked to pray.
    May God grant Betty eternal peace
    and may she and God bring each of you pleasant memories, consolation, and serenity.
    Beverley Wattling (for the SNJM Sisters)

  • Evelyne Yvinec

    Dear Patsy and family,
    I would like to offer you my deepest sympathies during this time of sorrow. Please know that it was a privilege to have known your mother. My thoughts are with you.

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