Beatrice Adele Murphy Boland, a kind and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, aunt, sister, cousin and friend, passed away at her Burlingame home on June 20th.
Bea, a proud Irish San Franciscan, grew up near the Panhandle in the Haight. She was the daughter of Catherine Gorham and Charles Murphy and the sister of the late Alice
Murphy, Ruth Pisani, Kathryn Hauser and Charles, Joseph and John Murphy.
Bea is survived by her children Maureen, Michael (Ann), Teresa (Jim Brogan), Patrick (Christine) and son-in-law Michael Walsh. Also survived by grandchildren Bridget Walsh Genis (Mark), Mary Beatrice Boland, Molly Walsh, William and Katherine Brogan, Thomas and Julia Boland, great-grandchildren Emma and Ryan Genis, cherished nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by her husband Thomas Boland and daughter Cecilia Boland Walsh.
A Memorial Mass celebrating her life will be on Saturday, June 29th at 11 a.m. at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 1310 Bayswater Avenue, Burlingame. Reception to follow at Poplar Creek Golf Course, 1700 Coyote Point Drive, San Mateo.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Teresa’s Conference, 390 Missouri St., SF, CA 94107, Mission Hospice or a favorite charity