Mary Murdock, 90, Former Bookstore Manager at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church


Mary Anne Murdock

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Mary Anne (Whitlock) Murdock, 90, the wife of the late John S. Murdock Sr., died peacefully on Thursday May 18. She had lived in Darien for 50 years.

Mary Anne Murdock

She was born July 23, 1926 in Washington, D.C., to the late Francis B. and Virginia (Bennett) Whitlock.

After graduating from Smith College, Mary Anne worked for Howdy Doody in New York City.

In Darien, she was involved in the Junior League and St. Paul’s Episcopal Church where she was the manager of the bookstore.


— an obituary from Mulryan Funeral Home


She enjoyed gardening and studying the Bible and most of all spending time with her family.

Mary Anne is survived by her four children Betsy, Jay, Rob, Missy and their spouses, her 10 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., June 10 at Trinity Covenant Church, 302 Hackmatack St., Manchester.

For online condolences please visit the funeral home website.

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