WESTFIELD: Beverly Murphy, 75, of Wyben, passed away on October 8, 2021 at Noble Hospital in Westfield, MA due to medical complications. She was born in Springfield, MA on August 12, 1946 to Benjamin and Susan Buynicki (deceased). Beverly attended Mt. Ida College after high school and became an insurance specialist for many years with several local agencies, including the Richard S. Thomas Agency in West Springfield. Beverly was a lover of animals of all kinds but most especially cats and birds. She rescued many cats over the years and provided food to all the birds of the forest. She was an avid horsewoman in her youth, played the piano and loved Elvis.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Daniel Murphy of Wyben, her son Shawn, and his wife Rose and their daughter Emmanuella, of Clovis, CA and her brother Robert Buynicki of Westfield.
The family will be memorializing Beverly on Saturday, October 16th at Holy Trinity Church at 10am. Holy Trinity Church is located at 335 Elm Street in Westfield, MA 01085. Close family will be gathering at the Tavern Restaurant in Westfield after the service. Flowers are welcome at Holy Trinity and contributions may be made to the Westfield Animal Shelter: Monetary Donations for the Westfield Animal Shelter can be sent to the Animal Shelter, c/o the Animal Control Operations Manager. Checks must be payable to the Westfield Animal Shelter Gift Account. Westfield Animal Shelter is located at 178 Apremont Way, Westfield, MA 01085. Office: (413)-564-3129