BAR HARBOR – Carmen E. Jacques-Murphy, 79, died Aug. 13, 2008, at Sonogee Estates, Bar Harbor. She was born June 19, 1929, in Waterville, daughter of Francois M. and Annie (Carey) Jacques. Carmen worked as a cook for summer residents. She sang professionally and enjoyed time with her family. She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Maurice Murphy; a special son, Steven; six sisters and one brother. Carmen is survived by her two children, Michael Murphy and Marcia Murphy; seven grandchildren, one great-grandchild, 14 nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at The United Church of Christ – the stone church in Northeast Harbor, with the Rev. Mac Bigelow officiating. In lieu of flowers, those who wish may make donations in Carmen’s memory to Mount Desert Nursing Association, P.O. Box 397, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662 or Northeast Harbor Ambulance Services, P.O. Box 122, Northeast Harbor, ME 04662. Arrangements under the care of Direct Cremation of Maine, 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast.
CARMEN E. JACQUES-MURPHY
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:19 p.m.