Gertrude Mary McDermott

April 10, 1940August 6, 2022
Gertrude M. (Murphy) McDermott, 82, passed away August 6, 2022. Born in Fall River, she was a daughter of the late James E. and Gertrude (Leary) Murphy and sister of the late Maureen Gill, Sr. Eileen Murphy, Patricia Sousa and James E. Murphy. She was the aunt of Eileen Lopes, Kevin Sousa, Paul Sousa, Shannon Piccirillo, Michaela Murphy, Erin Signore and Tim Murphy. She also leaves several grandnieces and grandnephews. Gertrude was a music teacher for Providence Public Schools for 34 years before retiring. Visitation and funeral will be held Wednesday from 8:30-9:30 a.m. in the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Pius V Church, 240 Eaton Street, Providence. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Association for Music Education, NAfME, PO Box 61, Lewiston, MA 04243-0061 or

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022


Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, August 10, 2022