Dianne S. Murphy

WINDHAM — Dianne S. Murphy, 73, of Windham, died unexpectedly on March 1, 2011, surrounded by family.

She was born in Portland on Aug. 4, 1937, the daughter of Howard and Katherine Jones Eaton. Dianne graduated from Portland High School, Class of 1957. She retired from Fairchild Semiconductor. Dianne was an avid Red Sox, Celtics and Tiger Woods fan (not necessarily in that order).

She was predeceased by her parents; son, Perry; sisters, Nadine, Cherry, Joanne and Jeanine; and brother, Howard Jr.

Survivors include her husband of 53 years, Michael; children, Cynthia and Michele of Windham, Michael Jr. of Farmington, N.H., Howard of Westbrook, Sean of Scarborough and Corinne of Naples; 13 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and sisters, Katherine, Robin and Darryl.

Visiting hours were held on Friday, March 4, at the Dolby Funeral Chapel, 434 River Road, Windham. A funeral service was held at the chapel on Saturday, March 5. Burial will follow at a later date at Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: Windham Food Pantry, c/o Windham Town Office, 8 School Street, Windham, ME 04062.

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