Published in the January 7, 2016 edition.

WAKEFIELD — Anna Duffy-Murphy, 92, of Wakefield died on Jan. 3. She was the loving wife of the late Robert E. Murphy of Wakefield. She was the daughter of the late Peter and Delia (Geary) Duffy of South Boston. She was the sister of the late Rose (Joyce), Margaret (Rehm), William and James Duffy all of South Boston.

Anna’s special places of enjoyment included Castle Island in South Boston and summers in the Miles Standish Forest — Ellis Haven in Plymouth. Anna became involved in the drum and bugle corps activity beginning in 1975 when her youngest daughter began marching with a local corps. During her life she was a benefactor of the Queensmen Drum & Bugle Corps of Winchester, the Middlesex County Guardsmen Drum & Bugle Corps of Wakefield, Boston Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps of Boston, the St. Joseph’s Grenadiers Winter Color Guard of Medford, the 27th Lancers Drum & Bugle Corps of Revere and the Crusaders Sr. Drum & Bugle Corps of Boston. She was a fixture at local and national competitions and enjoyed traveling and volunteering throughout her years involved in the activity.

She is survived by her six children Maureen Murphy Burgess of Methuen, Katherine Archibald of Peabody, Anne Cashell of Florida and Steven, Thomas and Michael Missett of California, and by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. Services and interment are private at her request. Arrangements are in the care of the McDonald Funeral Home in Wakefield.