Grace Murphy


Founded Murphy Funeral Home on Roseville Avenue and operated it until her death. Her obituary listed her as one of “the few women morticians in New Jersey”. Active in Catholic organizations. Lifelong Newark resident.


Kukla, Barbara J. Newark Women: From Suffragettes to the Statehouse.

“Miss Murphy Rites Today Owner of Funeral Home” Star Ledger May 23 1966

Catholic Advocate, Jan 1959, p 8