Obituary: Anna Denice Murtha, 58
Apr 12, 2016 06:26PM
By Bill Gilman
TEWKSBURY - Anna Denice Murtha, age 58, died peacefully at her Tewksbury home, Saturday morning, April 9, in the loving care of her sister and hospice, after a courageous seven month battle with cancer, and years of respiratory distresses.
Anna was the daughter of the late Anna Florence Murtha, was born in Boston in February 1958, and raised in Boston. She had lived in Haverhill for twenty-three years before moving to Tewksbury ten years ago.
When in better health, she worked as an electronic technician for MKS in Methuen, for over thirteen years.
She leaves her sister, Patricia M. Green, with whom she resided in Tewksbury; her brother, Arthur and his wife Bridget Murtha of Alabama; their children, Michelle Holt of AL, Denise Bachman of TX, and Kevin Murtha, USMC, of AL; her aunt, uncle and cousin, Patricia and Cleveland Riddick and their son, Michael Riddick all of Boston; and many dear friends she had acquired in the Haverhill and Tewksbury areas.
Visiting hours Friday, April 15, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. in the Tewksbury Funeral Home, corner of 1 Dewey and 975 Main Sts. (Rte. 38) TEWKSBURY CENTER, Ph. (800 in MA or 978) 851 2950. At her request funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the Wild Cat Sanctuary, PO BOX 314, Sandstone, MN 55072, www.wildcatsanctuary.org see tewksburyfuneralhom.com