Obituaries & Tributes

Sister Margaret J. Murphy: March 15, 1934-April 3, 2024

Sister Margaret J. Murphy, “Peg” (Sister Mary Patricia), died peacefully at St. Joseph Residence in West Seattle on April 3, 2024. She was born in Rockchapel, County Cork, Ireland, on March 15, 1934, and entered the Dominican Sisters of Tacoma on Oct. 7, 1958.

Funeral Liturgy Wednesday, April 17 at 12:10 p.m. at St. Leo Catholic Church in Tacoma. Burial will be the same day at Calvary Cemetery, 5212 70th St. W., Tacoma about 3:15 p.m. 

For the full obituary, visit To view the funeral Liturgy, go to St. Leo Catholic Church website and click on their YouTube channel.

Memorial donations may be made to the Dominican Sisters of Tacoma Retirement Fund, 935 Fawcett Ave. S., Tacoma, WA 98402.



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