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Mary Corinne Murphy


Mary Corinne Murphy

Murphy, Mary Corinne (Mahoney) "Queenie", 74, of Dartmouth, passed away peacefully on Saturday, March 10, 2018, in the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. Corinne was born January 13, 1944, in St. John’s, NL, and was the daughter of the late Leo & Margaret (Coleman) Mahoney. She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Donald; sons, Liam (Alicia) and Todd; grandchildren, Nicholas, Katelyn and Makayla, all of Dartmouth; brothers, Leo Mahoney, Lindsay, ON; Gary (Kathy) Mahoney, Holyrood, NL; sister, Sheila Walsh (Cyril), St. John’s, NL; sister-in-law, Kathleen (Francis) Bourgeois, Kippens, NL; brother-in-law, Patrick, Sooke, BC; many nieces and nephews. She will greatly be missed by her special furry friend, Bowser. Besides her parents, she was predeceased by brothers, Edward and Michael Mahoney; nephew, Michael Mahoney, all of St. John’s, NL. She enjoyed curling and was a member of the Caribou Curling Club in Stephenville, NL, and kept a lifelong love for the game. She loved hockey, paddling, dancing, cards with the girls, bingo, travelling south to warmer temperatures to enjoy the white sandy beaches. She also volunteered at Abenaki Aquatic Club in Dartmouth. She also enjoyed the music of Irish Entertainer Daniel O’Donnell. Many thanks and appreciation to the doctors, nurses and medical staff at both the Dartmouth General Hospital and Halifax Infirmary for the wonderful medical care and attention given to her. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Mattatall ~ Varner Funeral Home, 55 Young Street, Truro. Funeral Mass celebrating Mary’s life will be held 6 p.m., Monday, March 26, in St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 320 Flying Cloud Drive, Dartmouth. Reception to follow in the church hall. Corinne will be taken home to Newfoundland to be laid to rest at a later date. Donations in Corinne’s memory can be made to a charity of one’s choice. Private messages of condolence can be sent to the family by viewing Corinne’s obituary and selecting "Send A Condolence" at:


Service Date
Monday, March 26, 2018
Service Time
6:00 pm
Service Location
St. Vincent de Paul Parish, 320 Flying Cloud Drive Dartmouth NS.

No Visitation

Burial Date
Later Date
Burial Location
Corinne will be taken home to Newfoundland to be laid to rest at a later date.

Requested Charity
Charity of your choice.