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Obituary: Cecile Marie Murphy 

Published August 31, 2015 at 3:18 p.m. | Updated September 6, 2019 at 11:21 a.m.

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  • Cecile Marie Murphy

Cecile Marie Murphy, age 91 years, a lifelong Swanton resident died early Monday morning, August 31, 2015, at the Franklin County Rehab Center in St. Albans Town

Born in Swanton, Vermont on, August 20, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Josephat and Rose (Lemaire) Boucher. She attended St. Anne’s Academy and was later married to Edward Murphy who predeceased her.

Cecile was employed at the former Union Carbide Corporation in St. Albans for 37 years and was a lifelong devoted parishioner of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary / St. Louis Parish.

Survivors include her sister Rita (Ben) Ames of Burlington as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Cecile was predeceased by her sister, Carmen Butler, brothers, Gerard, Marcel and Jean Paul Boucher; sisters-in-law, Edna, Pauline and Evelyn Boucher and a brother-in-law, Francis Butler.

The Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated Thursday, September 3, 2015, at 11 a.m. from The Church of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary, 65 Canada St., Swanton. Father Luke P. Austin will be the celebrant and homilist. The Rite of Committal and Interment will follow at the Boucher family lot in St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery.

Friends may call at The Kidder Memorial Home, 89 Grand Ave., Swanton on Thursday morning from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

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