Marie Anne (nee Coletti) MURPHY

Marie Anne (nee Coletti) MURPHY

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Marie on Tuesday March 5, 2013 in Nelson, B.C.

Born on July 27, 1933 in Nelson, B.C. to Rosina and Louie Coletti. Marie spent her youth in Nelson and graduated in 1955 from Sacred Heart School of Nursing in Spokane, Washington. Marie’s happiest times were spent gardening, travelling and celebrating with family and friends. Her devotion to God sustained her throughout her long battle with cancer.

Marie was predeceased by her sisters, Louise Thast, and Loretta Coletti and is survived by her brother George Coletti and sister Reta McGovern. Predeceased by her son Tom Jr., Marie will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 57 years Thomas Murphy, her children Shannon(Richard), Jo-Anne (Tom), Pam, Erin (Jim), her grandchildren Charles, Michelle, Chloe, and Everett.

Prayers will be recited Sunday, March 10th at 7:00 PM and Funeral services held Monday, March 11th at 10:30 AM at the Cathedral of Mary Immaculate with Father Jim Ratcliffe as celebrant.

In lieu of flowers, the family welcomes donations to the Kootenay Lake Hospital or charity of your choice. The family wishes to sincerely thank Dr. Cochrane, Dr. Malpass, Dr. D. Cook and all of the wonderful nurses and care workers in Nelson and Trail.

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