Mildred Murphy, 84, had been a teacher
She was born Sept. 29, 1928, in Providence, R.I., daughter of the late Lewis and Mildred Arnold Crabb.
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.
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.