February 6, 1912 ~ March 21, 2022

Born in: Hamden, CT
Resided in: Hamden, CT

Anita B. (Marchitto) Murphy, age 110, passed away on March 21, 2022. Born in Hamden on Feb. 6, 1912, she was a daughter of the late Pasquale Marchitto & Vencenza (Mona) Marchitto. Anita was the widow of Robert B. Murphy, Sr. She is survived by her son Robert Murphy, Jr. of Azusa, CA; her grandsons, Brian & his wife Tracy Diglio of Cheshire and Thomas & his wife Crystal Murphy of Fontana, CA, and several nieces & nephews. Anita was predeceased by her siblings, John, Ernest, Frank & Marguerite Marchitto, Elizabeth Quirk, Eleanor DelChario and Katherine Hormaka. A resident of Hamden all her life, Anita enjoyed dancing, basketball and always family gatherings. At 108 years old she was a Covid survivor. Anita was a member of the Hamden Elks for many years.
Friends may visit with her family on Monday, March 28th from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. at Beecher & Bennett Funeral Home, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden prior to her Prayer Service, which will begin at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven.

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Visitation: March 28, 2022 8:30 - 9:30 am

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

203-288-0800

Prayer Service: March 28, 2022 9:30 am

Beecher & Bennett Funeral Service - Hamden
2300 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

203-288-0800

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  1. She was my Godmother. I loved every minute I danced with her and saw her throughout my life. A wonderful woman. I am Jack Murphy’s daughter. I remember her vividly at my wedding and seeing her at my home and last in South Windsor at my folks home around 2009. A beautiful time.

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