Whitney Pier

It is with sadness that we, the family announce the sudden passing of Darlene Marie Murphy, age 58, on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at home.

Born in New Waterford, Darlene was the daughter of the late Dennis and Theresa (Degobbi) Murphy.

Darlene is survived by her son, Jordan, Truro; daughter, Tara, Toronto; siblings, Reg, Pauline, Barbara and Clement; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Darlene was predeceased by her siblings, Dennis, Arleen, Mandy and special second mother, Minnie as well as her stepfather, Clement Reid.

Darlene lived a quiet simple life. She was a cat lover by heart. She was handy doing crafts and took a special interest in maintaining the family history. Darlene will be remembered by family and friends for being an independent woman.

Donations in memory of Darlene may be made to the NS SPCA Cape Breton Chapter or Canadian Heart & Stroke Foundation.

Visitation and memorial service to celebrate the life of Darlene Marie Murphy will be held at Pier Community Funeral Home, 1092 Victoria Rd. (entrance on Church Street), Whitney Pier on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. A gathering of family and friends will take place from 10 to 11 a.m. with the memorial service to follow at 11 a.m. in the All Faith Chapel with Fr. Paul Murphy officiating. Interment will take place in Mt. Carmel Cemetery, New Waterford.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

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