In Memory of




Obituary for Joy "Josie" Murphy

Joy “Josie” (Croce) Murphy, 72 years of age, of Rochester, NH, formerly of Revere, passed away on January 18, 2021 after a long illness. Beloved wife of Richard C. Murphy.

Loving mother of Catherine E. Croce of Lynn, Cherished daughter of the late Francis Kilduff and Mildred Dolan.

Adored grandmother of Ava, Nicolas, Amya and Shannon Murphy. Dear sister of Betsy McDonald, Lola Blair, Francis Kilduff and his wife Susan, Steve Cody, Tammy Cody, Cheri and her husband Scott Sinclair, Terri Foulis and the late Eileen Shaughnessy. She also leaves behind many nieces, nephews and friends along with her love for her dogs Lulu, Madison, and Reacher.

Joy retired from G/J Towing in Revere were she worked for 33 Years. She will be missed dearly by everyone she touched.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial visitation in Vazza’s “ Beechwood Funeral Home, 262 Beach St., REVERE on Tuesday, January 26, from 4:00P.M. to 7:00P.M.

Face masks must be worn at all times & social distancing must be maintained in the funeral home. All attendees are required to provide their name and phone number for contact tracing and temperatures will be checked prior to entering the funeral home. Only 25 people are allowed in the Funeral Home at one time. Guests are asked to visit briefly and to exit the funeral home to allow others to enter.