Mildred C. "Millie" Murphy, 84, of New Milford, died April 24 at New Milford Hospital. She was the wife of Allen Murphy.

She was born Sept. 29, 1928, in Providence, R.I., daughter of the late Lewis and Mildred Arnold Crabb.

She received a bachelor of science degree from Sargent College, Boston University, and a master's degree from Western Connecticut State University in Danbury.

She was a teacher in the New Milford public school system for more than 27 years, retiring in 1990. She was named Teacher of the Year in 1990.

She was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church in New Milford, where she was married on Feb. 10, 1951. She was president of the New Milford Thrift Mart for eight years.

In addition to her husband of 62 years, she is survived by a son, William Murphy, and his wife, Dawn, of Sherman; a sister, Diane Prunty, of Cheyenne, Wyo.; a daughter-in-law, Cherry Murphy, of Torrington; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a son, Michael Murphy.

Burial was at Center Cemetery in New Milford.

The Lillis Funeral Home in New Milford was in charge of the arrangements.

Memorials may be made to St. John's Episcopal Church, Book of Remembrance, 7 Whittlesey Ave., New Milford CT 06776, or to the New Milford Thrift Mart, Route 7, New Milford CT 06776.