Of Malden. Passed away on February 5 th 2023 while surrounded by her loving family
and friends. Muriel was born April 27, 1927, the daughter of the late George Rich and Hazel Simpson. Muriel was married for 49 years to Joseph Cosentino who pre-deceased her in 1997. They settled in Malden where they raised their family and she remained there for 65 years. For many years Muriel was the administrative assistant at the Methodist Church of Malden. In her free time, she loved to play piano, she did lots of jigsaw and crossword puzzles and spent her happiest time with her family, friends and wonderful neighbors. Muriel also loved flowers and butterflies.
Muriel is survived by her children Claire Shea and husband Robert, Frances White and husband Gerald, Marie Murphy and husband Paul, Virginia McAdam and husband Carl, and Lisa Grant. She was pre-deceased by her daughter Lucy Cosentino. She had 8 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren as well as many other nieces, nephews and friends. Muriel was predeceased by her siblings Doris McCrea, Franklin Simpson, Patricia Mullett and Richard Simpson.
Visitation will be held at the Weir-MacCuish Golden Rule Funeral Home, 144 Salem St, Malden on Monday February 13th from 5-7pm. Interment to follow on Tuesday February 14th at Woodlawn Cemetery in Everett.