Ocean City Today

Deirdre “Dee” Byrne

May 17, 2018
Deirdre “Dee” Byrne

printed 05/18/2018

Ocean City

Deirdre “Dee” Byrne, age 59, died Monday, May 14, 2018, at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

Born in Stamford, Connecticut, she was the daughter of the late John Murphy and Deirdre Murphy Murphy.

She is survived by her husband of 37 years, Terrence ”Terry” Byrne, and children, Katherine Marie Byrne of Salisbury, Thomas Christopher Byrne and his wife, Adela, and Matthew Terrence Byrne, all of Ocean City.

Also surviving is a brother, Brian Murphy and his wife, Sue, of Virginia, and a sister, Derval Jezek and her husband, Brian, of Pomfret, Maryland. There are numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Byrne worked for the Calvert County Board of Education for 20-plus years as a kindergarten and librarian assistant. She was very active in the Calvert Athletics Boosters association and was instrumental in the development of the entire Booster program for Huntingtown High School.

After her retirement from the Calvert County School system, she retired to Ocean City, Maryland and worked for several years at the Clarion Hotel in Ocean City.

She was a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park. She loved to read and enjoyed cruising.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 10 a.m. at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 11211 Beauchamp Rd, Berlin, Maryland. Rev. Joseph MPR Cocucci will officiate.

Interment will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro, Delaware. Friends may call on Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.

A donation in her memory may be made to the Monastary, Carmels of Port Tobacco, 5678 Mt. Carmel Road. LaPlata, Maryland 20646.

Letters of condolence may be sent via: www.burbagefuneralhome.com.

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