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Obituary - Muriel A. Lafferty

Muriel A. Lafferty

Date of Passing: October 26th, 2015

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In lieu of flowers, kindly consider Mother Marianne's Kitchen at St. Joseph & St. Patrick Church, Utica.

Muriel A. Lafferty, 92, of New Hartford, passed away Monday, October 26, 2015, as a longtime resident at the Presbyterian Home of Central NY. She was born January 15, 1923, in Utica, the daughter of the late William F., Jr. and Theodora Martin Lafferty. She was a graduate of Utica Catholic Academy and received her BA degree from St. Joseph College in Emmitsburg, MD. For 40 years, Miss Lafferty worked for Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Utica-Watertown, retiring in 1988. She was a parishioner of Our Lady of Lourdes Church and was a member of St. Elizabeth Hospital Guild. Muriel enjoyed traveling and listening to poetry. She is survived by two brothers, William F. Lafferty, III of New Hartford and James Lafferty of Tallmadge, OH; nieces and nephew, Amy (Rick Hansen) Bellman of Anchorage, AK, Sean (Joann) Lafferty of Erie, PA, Ellen (Greg) Hill of Buford, GA, Patricia (Tom) Serviss of New Hartford, Christine (Stan) Bradbury of Oakland, CA and Deana Lafferty of Marcy; and many great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a brother, Robert Lafferty; nephew, Dan Lafferty; and two sisters-in-law, Dorothy and Edna Lafferty. The funeral will be Saturday at 8:15 am from the Bentz Funeral Service, Inc., 13 Oxford Road, New Hartford and 9:00 am from Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Utica, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Clayville. Calling hours are Friday 5-7 pm. In lieu of flowers, kindly consider Mother Marianne's Kitchen at St. Joseph & St. Patrick Church, Utica.


Bill, I am very sorry to hear that your sister Muriel passed away. I enjoyed visiting with her the few times that I was in her company. I will be at the wake Friday. May she rest in peace. Love, Ann PS I don't have your E-Mail address. If you send it to me, it would be nice to keep in touch.
Ann George

My sincere condolences for your loss. Aunt Muriel was a gentle and kind woman who cared about her family and will be missed.
Deana Lafferty