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Barbara M. McCaughey
PAWTUCKET - Barbara M. (Wilczek) Murphy McCaughey, 86, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 17, 2014. She was the beloved wife of the late Jeremiah Murphy and the late Edward McCaughey. Born in Pawtucket, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Martha (McNally) Wilczek. Barbara was the senior purchasing agent at Royal Electric, Pawtucket for 46 years until her retirement. She later worked as the part time receptionist for the late Dr. Ronald L. Ciombor, DDS in Pawtucket for over 10 years. Barbara enjoyed spending summers at her home in Little Compton for over 25 years. She also enjoyed reading and was a talented knitter.
Barbara leaves a daughter, Maureen B. Ciombor, wife of the late Dr. Ronald Ciombor, DDS, of Plainville; a son, Kevin M. Murphy and his wife, Jo-Ann of Pawtucket; five grandchildren, Jaclyn Cunningham and her husband, Mark, Dr. Lindsay Brislin and her husband, Christopher, Justin Ciombor and his wife, Andrea, Katelyn Murphy and Michael Murphy; five great-grandchildren, Henry, Charlotte, Cormac, Maeve and Mackenzie; a sister Ruth McGuy of Seekonk and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Marion Strokes.
Her funeral will be held on Friday at 9 a.m. from the CHEETHAM Funeral Home, 1012 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Concelebrated Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Teresa Church, 358 Newport Ave. Interment will follow at Mt. St. Mary Cemetery. VISITATION will be Thursday 4 to 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to St. Raphael Academy, 123 Walcott St., Pawtucket, RI 02860 or Dialysis Patient Services, 207 Armistice Blvd., Pawtucket, RI 02860 will be appreciated.