hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

November 21, 2013

Katherine R. Murphy, 24

Newburyport — Katherine R. Murphy, 24, of Newburyport and formerly of Haverhill, left us on Monday, November 4.

Katie was born in Newburyport, July 9, 1989, daughter of Mary K. Campana Murphy of Newburyport and Edward J. “Ned” Murphy of Reading.

Educated in the Haverhill and Newburyport school systems, Katie graduated from Newburyport High School, class of 2007. Besides her parents, her survivors include her sister, Alana M. Murphy of Newburyport; her maternal grandparents, Norman J. and K. Audrey Campana of Haverhill; her paternal grandmother, Ruth A. Murphy of Arlington, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins who loved her dearly. She was the granddaughter of the late George R. Murphy, Sr.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her Mass of Christian Burial was held Nov. 12, in All Saints Church, Haverhill. Burial followed in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours were held Monday at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill, MA 01830. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Merrimack River Feline Rescue League, 63 Elm St., Salisbury, MA 01952, Special Olympics 100 Conifer Hill Drive, Danvers, MA 01923, The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675 or the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism, Inc., P.O. Box 767, Framingham, MA 01701. To view her complete obituary or to leave a condolence to her family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.