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Mary Rose (Boucher) Murphy

November 15, 1965 ~ August 12, 2023 (age 57) 57 Years Old

Mary Murphy Obituary

Mary Rose (Boucher) Murphy – Salem, NH


Mary Rose (Boucher) Murphy, 57 of Salem, passed unexpectedly at home on Saturday, August 12th. She was the Office Manager for 1910 Genetics in Boston, MA.


She was born November 15, 1965 in Methuen, MA to Madeline and Rene Boucher.  She grew up in Methuen, MA and spent her early 20s in Florida before returning to New England to raise her children. She graduated from the Northern Essex Community College School of Nursing with an RN degree. She moved to Tuscan Village in Salem, NH several years ago and enjoyed the community of people she met there. 


Mary leaves behind her son Alex Murphy of Portsmouth, NH and her daughter Kelsey Murphy of Atkinson, NH.  She adored her dog Penny Lane, despite the mischief she always managed to create. She is also survived by her siblings Suzann (McKenzie) Tinney and her husband Harry of Reading, MA, Martha (McKenzie) Sierpina and her husband Raymond of Bradford, MA, Jeannette McKenzie and her husband Red Cohen of Haverhill, MA, Joe Boucher and his wife Michele Perry of Annapolis, MD, and Peter Boucher and his wife Ann of Vancouver, WA, as well as many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. In addition to her parents, Mary is predeceased by her sister Julie (McKenzie) Cormier and grandnephew Josh Pajunen.


Calling hours are Monday, August 21, 2023 from 10 AM – 12 PM at the Goundrey Dewhirst Funeral Home, 42 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079.  A funeral service will follow the calling hours at the funeral home at 12:00 PM.  Burial will be private, at the convenience of Mary’s family.


In lieu of flowers, please consider donating in Mary’s memory to The Megan House Foundation (https://themeganhouse.org). Please visit www.goundreydewhirstfuneral.com for directions or to sign the online guest book.

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Calling Hours
August 21, 2023

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Goundrey Dewhirst Funeral Home and Cremation Service
42 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079

Funeral Service
August 21, 2023

12:00 PM
Goundrey Dewhirst Funeral Home and Cremation Service
42 Main Street
Salem, NH 03079

Private Interment

St. Mary Immaculate Conception Cemetery
29 Barker Street
Lawrence, MA 01841


The Megan House Foundation, Inc.
2100 Lakeview Avenue, #9, Dracut MA 01826
Tel: 1-978-606-9955
Web: https://themeganhouse.org


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