HAVERHILL, MA - Dustine L. Runge, a resident of Lawrence and beloved wife of William Murphy, passed away at the High Pointe Hospice House in Haverhill on Thursday morning, December 21, 2017. She was 53 years old.
Born in Lawrence on September 16, 1964, she was the beloved daughter of Wallace E. and the late Thomasine E. (Brucato) Runge. Dustine enjoyed modeling in her younger years and was an accomplished drawer and artist. She will be dearly missed.
Besides her husband, William, and father, Wallace, she is survived by her loving children, Tyler C. Runge of Andover and Thomasine L. "Siney" Purdon of Stuart, Fla.; siblings, Stephanie A. Runge and Kirsta D. Runge, both of Andover; and nephew, Andrew P. Runge of Andover. She was also the sister of her late twin, Kordel Lee Runge.
Her funeral service will be celebrated in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover, on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at 1 p.m. Relatives and friends are most welcome to attend. Calling hours will be held on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Interment will be privately held. Donations in Dustine's memory may be made to the Merrimack Valley Hospice, 360 Merrimack Street, Lawrence, MA 01843. For additional information, please visit www.burkemagliozzi.com.
Published on December 27, 2017