WINCHENDON - Sandra C. (Fitzpatrick) Murphy, 78, of 64 Monadnock Avenue, died peacefully Saturday afternoon, January 6, 2018 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, with her family at her side.
She was born in Fitchburg on December 15, 1939, daughter of the late John and Claire (Tellier) Fitzpatrick and was a 1957 graduate of St. Bernard's High School. She had lived in Winchendon for 41 years.
Sandy worked for many years as a clerk in Fitchburg City Hall. She had also worked at the former Pizza Barn in Winchendon and retired from Simplex. Very family oriented, she loved family activities with her children and grandchildren. Sandy also loved dogs. She had a great commitment to her AA friends and family.
Her husband of 41 years, Albert Murphy, died June 26, 2017. She leaves three children, Barry J. Smith of Peterborough, NH, Darren P. Smith and his wife Lisa of Gardner and LoriAnn Godfrey and her husband Michael of Winchendon; two stepchildren, James Murphy of Stowe, MA and Kelly Williams and her husband Robert of Winchendon, 13 grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A son, John P. Smith and three brothers, Warren Frisbee, Donald Frisbee and Franklin Frisbee preceded her in death.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 12, 2018 at 10 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.
Calling hours in the funeral home will be held Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 5 to 7 P.M.
Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in the spring.
Memorial donations may be made to American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451.