Victoria Murphy, 72
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.