Aileen Murphy Saia, 83, of Melbourne, FL, passed away December, 23, 2020 peacefully at home, surrounded by family. Aileen was blessed to share her final moments by Facetiming with family, siblings and friends, all across the country.
Aileen was born in Norwood, MA and was the oldest of her siblings, Paul, Gene, Lorna, Pat and Christine. Aileen was very close to her brothers and sisters and was loved and adored by all her nieces, nephews and extended family. She was predeceased by her parent's Lorne and Anne Murphy.
Aileen cherished family gatherings, backyard parties to celebrate holidays, birthdays and warm, family get togethers.
Aileen was proud of her nursing career and met Paul at the Norwood Hospital with Paul as pharmacist. Aileen and Paul were married on June 1st, 1963. They shared 57 years of marriage and raised 3 children who loved her dearly.
Aileen and Paul lived in Walpole MA for 38 years and then moved to sunny Florida to get away from shoveling snow and the cold. They enjoyed their morning breakfast looking across their personal pond and spending time together relaxing in their home. Dining out and overlooking the ocean were favorite pastimes.
Aileen is survived by her husband of 57 years, Paul Saia, their son Paul and his wife, Theresa, of Walpole, MA, granddaughters, Caitlin, Julianne & Caroline of MA, daughter, Cathy and Scott Spratte of FL, granddaughter, Stephanie Spratte and daughter Trish Brown and her husband Mark Brown of FL.
Aileen will always be remembered for her comforting hugs, contagious smile, wonderful sense of humor and her love of reading.
A celebration of Aileen’s life will be held Monday, December 28th from 5-7 PM at Beckman-Williamson funeral Home, 5400 Village Drive, Viera Fl, 32955
A Funeral Mass will be on Tuesday December 29th at 10 AM at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 5655 Stadium Pkwy, Viera FL, 32940.
Burial will be at Florida Memorial Gardens 5950 S. US Highway #1 Rockledge, Fl. 32955.
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