Alma Joyce Murphy

August 30, 1957 ~ April 26, 2022 (age 64)


Alma Joyce Murphy

Mississauga / North Sydney

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Alma Joyce Murphy, age 64, on Tuesday, April 26, 2022 at her home in Mississauga, Ontario.

Alma was born in Sydney Mines, on August 30, 1957, the daughter of Rosanna (Porter) Murphy and the late Melvin Murphy. The majority of her life she lived in London and Mississauga, Ontario, working as a nanny, nursing assistant and tax preparer. Alma was known for her kindness, sense of humour, enjoyed cooking and loved making phone calls to family and friends.

She is survived by her mother Rosanna Murphy, North Sydney, her sister Elizabeth Murphy, North Carolina, her aunts Alma Porter, Edna Gale, Annie Kerns, Georgina Osmond and uncle Keltie Osmond, many cousins and close friends who were part of Alma’s extended family.

Besides her father, she was predeceased by her maternal grandparents Hannah Belle and Edwin Porter, paternal grandparents Edna and Jack Matheson.

A funeral Service will be held on Monday May 16th at 2:00 pm in the W.J Dooley Funeral Home Chapel, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney with Rev. Stephen Mills officiating. Burial will take place at Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney. Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation or the Canadian Diabetic Society of Nova Scotia. Online condolences may be sent to the family by leaving a message on the tribute wall of the obituary at



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Funeral Service
May 16, 2022

2:00 PM
W.J. Dooley Funeral Home
107 Pleasant Street
North Sydney, Nova Scotia B2A1L9

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