Martha M. Murphy Alibrio

May 12, 1924May 8, 2013

Martha M. Alibrio, 88, of Bedford died May 8, 2013 at the Bedford Hills Center after a brief illness. She was born on May 12, 1924 in Purvis, MS the daughter of Edward and Anna (Graves) Murphy. She grew up in Philadelphia, MS. and was a graduate of Philadelphia High School and attended Decatur College. She was employed for many years as a dictationist at the Providence Journal.

Martha was an avid bridge player and traveled extensively to local and regional tournaments achieving Life Master Status. She was the past president of the Resident Association of Bedford Hills. She will be remembered as a loving mother and aunt to many nephews and nieces.

Members of her family include her son John Alibrio and his wife Lorie of Bedford, her loving companion Jack Sullivan of Manchester, her son Eugene Alibrio and his wife Mary Jo of Manchester and her two grandchildren Gina Alibrio and John Alibrio.

Calling hours were held on Monday May 13, 2013 from 3 to 6PM at the McHugh Funeral Home 283 Hanover St. corner of Beech St. in Manchester followed by a memorial service. Burial was private. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Martha’s name to the American Cancer Society 2 Commerce Drive Suite 110 Bedford, NH 03110.


  • Visitation Monday, May 13, 2013
  • Memorial Service Monday, May 13, 2013

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Matteo J. Alibrio

May 15, 2013

John and Lorie; Gino, Mary Jo, John and Gina:
Please accept my condolences. My thoughts and prayers are with you, I know this can be a tough time. I am sure Aunty Martha left you with many good memories to hold with you. I am sorry I was not able to attend the services and visit with you, I am living in Texas now with my wife and two boys. I miss all of you.

May 15, 2013

Please accept our deepest sympathies, your presence will be missed. We always enjoyed having you in the salon.

Melissa and Carol,
Bedford Hills hair stylists

Chessie Glyn DeHart

May 13, 2013

I am so sorry that Martha has left us. She was always a happy person. My prayers are with you all, Jed, Lorie, Gene, Mary Jo and children.

Pat & Val Patterson

May 13, 2013

Jed and Lorie,

You know how much we loved Martha. We will miss her. She is already playing cards with Mama Anna, Inez and Polly in the Sweet Bye and Bye.

God Bless,

We Love You,

Pat & Val

May 13, 2013

Dear Jed and family,
We are sorry for your loss. Although we only knew Martha through my brother, Jack, we enjoyed all the fun times that we shared with her. May your happy memories help you through this difficult time.
With sympathy, Rene and Joanie(Sullivan) Flurey

Vickie Robertson

May 13, 2013

We loved being with Martha at our family gatherings. She and Betty Buck were the historians for all us cousins and kept us entertained with all their memorable stories about our parents' generation. Jed, Mel & I are so glad we got to see you and Martha on our trip to New Hampshire several years ago. We love you. Vickie & Mel Robertson

Melodie Auger. Clare Laramie Laramie

May 12, 2013

We will all miss Miss Martha! Thank you being my moms best friend at Bedford Hills! The many bingo games, the trips out, and the many trips downstairs! She misses you but knows you are in heaven with the angels and she will see you someday for another game of bingo! I, as Clare's daughter also loved you! You were a true southern lady all the way! God bless your family and Jack Sullivan who will always be in our family's prayers!!!!! Rest peacefully Martha. Clare Laramie and Melodie Auger & Family

Suzann Linder

May 12, 2013

To Jed and Gene, We have missed Martha since she left us here in the Deep South. She was much loved by many of us cousins, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was very special to my mom, Inez BuZard Thomson, as they both loved to play bridge. This is a loss we share with you.
Suzann BuZard Linder
Susan McLaughlin

Bob Benway

May 12, 2013

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Ms. Berry

May 12, 2013

I offer my sincere condolences to the family of Martha Alibrio at this difficult time. May the God of all comfort strenghten you in your time of sorrow.