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Phyllis Murphy

February 9, 1938 — May 29, 2020

Phyllis Murphy

Phyllis Murphy, of East New Market, MD, passed away suddenly at Bayleigh Chase on May 29th, 2020, she was 82 years old.

Born on February 9, 1938 in Cambridge, MD, she was the daughter of the late George (Toad) and Mary Virginia Carroll. She grew up in Secretary MD and graduated in 1956 at North Dorchester High School. She attended Goldey Beacom College and started to work at Albert W. Sisk and Son. Later she worked for the Queen Anne’s County Board of Education.

She married Fredrick Murphy on October 26, 1957. After retirement they enjoyed many winters in Florida. She was a member of Kent Island United Methodist Church and attended Sunnyside Alliance Church. She enjoyed volunteering at the Dorchester County hospital. She loved the Lord, her family and many friends.

Phyllis is survived by one son, Glen Murphy and his wife Jenny, along with her 7 grandchildren and her 12 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her husband Freddy and her daughter Melanie. A memorial service will be held at a later date to be determined.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Melanie Murphy Love Fund at KIUMC / Attn. Love Fund. P.O. Box 308 Chester, MD 21619 or online donation at

Arrangements entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., Cambridge, MD

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