Mrs. Mary T. (Murphy) Walker, 90 years, died on Wednesday, February 20th at the North Shore Medical Center – Salem Hospital in Salem. She was the wife of the late Harry V. Walker, Sr.
Born and raised in Melrose, she was the daughter of the late Timothy and Ellen (Lynch) Murphy and graduated from St. Mary's High School in Melrose. During WWII, Mrs. Walker worked at MIT in the radiation lab. From 1966 – 1985 Mrs. Walker worked as a technical wiring assembler. She was a member of the Emblem Club. She loved spending her summer at Square Pond, Maine, playing bingo and she was an avid sports fan. Her most enjoyable times were spent with family around her.
Mrs. Walker leaves two daughters, Patricia A. Fairfield of Saugus and Ellen Giannusa of Amesbury; one son, Harry Walker, Jr. and his wife Jane of Saugus; 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Mrs. Walker is predeceased by one son, James V. Walker, three sisters, Margaret, Mae, Frances and her brother "Tug."
A funeral will be held in the Bisbee-Porcella Funeral Home, 549 Lincoln Ave., SAUGUS, on Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral mass in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Summer St., Saugus at 10:30 a.m. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours Monday 4-8 p.m. Interment Riverside Cemetery, Saugus.
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