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“Dear Ann Marie, I was very sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. Please accept my sincere sympathy at this great loss. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Marie Jenei - Stoneham, MA

“Thank you for everything and we were so happy to have you while we in high school... You will be missed.. Thoughts and prayers are with your family...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Karuna (Haskell) Janet Scire - FL

“Dear Mrs. G, the world lost a wonderful, nice kind person. I grew up with quite a few neighborhood Moms whom I considered my second and you were...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Sue Galante - Friend

“You know its funny when I think back to a time when I was L little boy and my Mom and I would go to see My Aunt Peg I was the Happiest kid in the...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Charlie Gaskill - Boston, MA

“Its been a long year 1/2 since I last had lunch with you. I wish I had the opportunity to say good bye. The image of you after you passed will be...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Ann Marie - Arlington, MA

“What I'll remember most was last Friday Morning isaid I was gonna get you all dressed up for a real hot date, and you looked at Trisha and I and you...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Flo Lloyd - Everett, MA

“My Deepest Condolences To Your Entire Family. Margaret will be missed by everyone that knew her.Rest In Paradise and God Bless. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Florence Lloyd - Everett, MA

“nana I'm going to miss you. we are all going to miss you. I haven't seen you in years you didn't get a chance to meet your great granddaughter island...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Rnoelani Reynoso - Lynn, MA

“Nana I'm going to miss you so much. We all are going to miss you. I know your in a better place and you are suffering no more but it's still so hard....Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Noelani Reynoso - Decatur, GA

“. I know you have been threw a lot theses pass few months. With the loss of your sister.,I wish I could take away the pain from your heart and tell u...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: mary - Wakefield, MA

“Trish and family I as well as Joan as well as Maureen send our love prayers and thoughts to you and your family at this time of need truly so sorry...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: marie paulo - everett, MA

“Mumzie, just the other night you held my hand and would not let go. You said when you were better you wanted to go shopping with me or out to...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Diane Carretta-Gaskill - Waltham, MA

“Mother I know you are in a better place now. You are now perfect with Jesus. I cry often because my heart has been broken. I sing because you are...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Catherine M. Gaskill - Andover, MA

“Dear Aunt Peggy, You will be sadly missed. I hope you get a huge hug from my mum when you see her.So many memories are kept in my heart.My heart...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Joni Light - Fiskdale, MA - niece

“You were so special in so many ways your jokes stories I could listen fir hours there was something about you that lit up the room & at the same time...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Raffaella Green - Dorchester, MA


Margaret L. (Murphy) Gaskill, of Reading, passed away on July 18, 2015 at age 84. She was a loving mother and grandmother and will be missed by all who knew her.

She was an employee of the Town of Reading. She worked Reading High School and then the Killiam School. Margaret previously was a long time employee of Atlantic Food Market.

Margaret was the devoted mother of Ann Marie MacDonald and her husband Paul, Patricia L. Denbow, Richard S. Gaskill, Robert J. Gaskill and his wife Diane, Margaret M. Gaskill, Catherine M. Gaskill and the late Claire F. Bezada and her husband the late Dario. She is the cherished grandmother of 14 and great-grandmother of 17. Margaret is the beloved daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Andrew F. Murphy. She is the dear sister of Andrew F. Murphy, Jr. and the late James, Murphy, William Murphy, Leo Murphy and Mary Bennett. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service Celebrating Margaret's Eternal Life will be held on Thursday, July 23rd, 2015 at 7:30pm in the Doherty-Barile Family Funeral Home 11 Linden Street READING. Visitation with the family will be held prior to the service from 4-8pm in the funeral home. Parking attendants and ramped entrance available.

Please consider making a donation in Margaret's name to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701 or to American Heart Association, 300 5th Avenue, Waltham, MA 01701.