Muriel A Bispham

January 20, 2021

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Muriel A. (Tillman) Bispham, a lifelong resident of Cambridge, MA, passed away

peacefully on Wednesday, January 20, 2021. She was the daughter of Roland Tillman and Viola (Green) Tillman. Muriel, was preceded in death by her husband Milton E.

Bispham Jr., August 7, 1970, and her sister Lucille A. Adams, July 29, 2010. 


Muriel received her formal education from the Houghton Grammar School and Cambridge High and Latin, High School, where she excelled in her studies.


As a youth Muriel enjoyed spending time at the Cambridge Community Center, and

attended church services at Union Baptist Church, Cambridge. She was employed at

Hood Rubber, Watertown, MA, during World War ll, and Raytheon, Waltham, MA. 


Her favorite role, that she enjoyed the most, was being a homemaker.  In her leisure, she enjoyed reading the bible, non-fiction books, knitting, board games, card games, and nature. She was also a member of the National Audubon Society.  She also enjoyed singing and spending time with her family.


Muriel A. Bispham was truly blessed. She was born on January 17, 1925, and departed

this life on January 20, 2021. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Diane

Sealey of Acworth, Georgia, Patricia Jenkins of Stoughton, MA, Muriel Berry (Floyd) of Littleton, MA, Donald Bispham (Roxanne) of Acton, MA. and Sandra Bispham Parkin of Lynn, MA. 


She also leaves her Grandchildren - Alicia Stephens, Yolanda Sealey, Kendra

Woodard, Kalon Jenkins, SGT. Din Jenkins Sr. SPD, Nneka Thompson, Aaron

Spencer, Allen Hutchinson, Alexander Bispham, Olivia Bispham, Taylor Parkin.

Great Grandchildren – Nyla Stephens, Keiyanna Woodard, Jaleah Woodard, Abryanna

Woodard, Aleina Woodward, Caci Jenkins, Din Jenkins Jr., Dylan Jenkins, Katrina

Bergemann Jenkins, Zaniyah Spencer, Isaiah Hutchinson, Nalani Hutchinson. 


She also leaves a niece Donna Adams Wright, Cambridge, MA, and a host of family members and friends.

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January 29, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
A. J. Spears Funeral Home
124 Western Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

Funeral Service
January 29, 2021

11:00 AM
A. J. Spears Funeral Home
124 Western Ave
Cambridge, MA 02139

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