Victoria Murphy, 72

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 9:30pm

Victoria C. (Arsenault) Murphy, 72, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. She was the wife of the late Robert F. Murphy.

Born in Bangor, Maine, she was a daughter of the late David Allyn and Virginia C. (Forbes) McLaughlin.

Victoria graduated from St. Theresa High School in Providence. She had been a year-round resident on Block Island since 1982, working for the 1661 Inn and Hotel Manisses for more than 20 years. Many knew her as the house-mother at the Eureka Hotel.

She is survived by her children, Robert F. Murphy, Jr. and his wife Irina of Block Island; and Cynthia L. Lagasse of West Warwick; two brothers, Darrell and Joseph Arsenault; two sisters, Katheryn Black and Susan McLaughlin; and two grandchildren, Nicholas Huntley and Julian Murphy. She was the sister of the late Michael Mizer.

A party will be held in her memory in May.