Sister Christina Murphy, SSND, 82

BRIDGEPORT- Sister Christina Murphy, a School Sister of Notre Dame, died at The Watermark, Bridgeport,  on August 16. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, on September 6, 1940.

After pronouncing her vows in 1961, Sister Christina taught at schools in New York, at St. Mary, East Islip, and St. Joseph, 87th Street; in New Jersey, at Immaculate Conception, Secaucus; and in Connecticut at St. John School, Watertown, where she later was Parish Pastoral Minister. She also served as Chaplain at St. Mary Hospital, Waterbury. In her retirement she resided at Villa Notre Dame, Wilton, Connecticut, and The Watermark, Bridgeport.

Sister Christina is survived by her brother Gerry

Wake Services at 10:30 am, followed by a prayer service at 11 am and Funeral Liturgy at 11:30 am will be celebrated on Saturday, September 30, 2023 at St. Andrew Parish, 435 Anton Street in Bridgeport. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Bethel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the School Sisters of Notre Development Office, 345 Belden Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897. Online condolences can be made at