Hudson – Rita A. (Murphy) Millett, 78, died Tuesday March 8, 2011, at Marlborough Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert P. Millett, who died in November 2000.
Born and raised in Hudson, daughter of the late Thomas J. and Malvina (Wojtkiewitcz) Murphy, she resided in the town all her life and was a graduate of Hudson High School, class of 1950. She was employed by the Murphy Insurance Agency in Hudson for many years as a clerk in the Claims Department until her retirement.
She is survived by her children, Bryan R. Millett of Hudson; Peter J. Millett of Bremen, Maine; and David J. Millett of Somerset. She also leaves her three brothers, Leo Murphy of Hudson, Walter Murphy of West Newbury and Francis Murphy of Oregon; her five sisters, Helen LeBlanc of Virginia, Jean Simard of Hudson, Mary Ellen Seay of Chelmsford, Carol Laviolette of South Carolina and Kathleen Gregorie of Hudson; her six grandchildren, Nathanial, Alyson, Jamie, Kristen, Kayley and Courtney; and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Thomas and John Murphy.
Funeral services were held March 11 at Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home of Hudson, with burial at Forestvale Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Hudson Food Pantry, P.O. Box 608, Hudson, MA 01749.