Obituary, Catherine Mary Murphy


Catherine Mary Murphy, 89, a lifelong resident of Amenia, NY, passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Sharon Hospital in Sharon, CT. Born on August 4, 1932 in Sharon, CT, she was the daughter of the late William P. and Mary (Maroney) Murphy. Catherine was a bank officer and a former Vice President of First National Bank of Amenia with 40 years of dedicated service retiring in 1997.

Catherine was a graduate of Amenia High School and the Krissler Business Institute in Poughkeepsie. She was a member of the Amenia Historical Society, Amenia Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary and the Amenia Women’s Business Club. Catherine was also a member of the Catholic Daughters of America, Mended Hearts-Sharon Chapter and volunteered at The Vine and Branches Food Closet in Amenia. She was also a parishioner of Immaculate Conception Church in Amenia.

Catherine is survived by a sister, Veronica Rosen of Lagrange, NY; three sisters-in-law, Charlotte Murphy of Amenia, Barbara Murphy of Canaan, CT and Sandy Murphy of South Carolina and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by a sister, Mary Adamitis and three brothers, James Murphy, William EP Murphy and J. Chester Murphy.

Calling hours will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021 at the Hufcut Funeral Home, 3159 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 27, 2021 at Immaculate Conception Church, 4 Lavelle Road, Amenia, NY. Burial will follow at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Amenia. Memorial contributions may be made to Immaculate Conception Church, 4 Lavelle Road, Amenia, NY 12501. For directions or to send the family an online condolence, please visit

Author: Harlem Valley News