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In Memoriam: Sister Margaret Aileen Fennell, SC

Sister Margaret Aileen loved her work with the children she taught and counseled. She will long be remembered by her students for the knowledge which she imparted and the helpful advice she so kindly gave. Sister Margaret Aileen Fennell (Sister Miriam Brendan) was born March 23, 1928 in New York City. She was one of […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Margaret Beaudette, SC

My sculpture was the best way I could express that God, ever compassionate and kind, is incarnated in the figures I sculpt. Sister Margaret Beaudette (Sister Marie Gerard) was born March 5, 1928 in Astoria, New York. She was one of three children, two daughters and one son, born to Aldrick and Margaret Doyle Beaudette. […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Mary Theresa Fowler, SC

Sister Theresa was an excellent and enthusiastic educator who will long be remembered by her students and their parents. Sister Mary Theresa Fowler (Sister Mary Charles) was born April 2, 1931 in Manhattan, one of seven children of Jeremiah and Julia O’Byrne Fowler. Mary Theresa attended Ascension School and Cathedral HS before entering the Sisters […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Bernadette Del Frate, SC

Sister Bernadette’s gifts were her solid common sense, her peaceful presence, and unwavering commitment to those she served so well. Sister Bernadette Marie Del Frate (Sister Maureen Joseph) was born September 11, 1931 in Jackson Heights, Queens. She was one of two daughters born to Victor and Marguerite Ryan Del Frate. Bernadette attended Sacred Heart […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Mary T. Boyle, SC

Sister Mary was a quiet, compassionate and generous person. Both her patients and her students were impressed by her kindness and caring. Sister Mary T. Boyle (Sister Dominic Marie) was born September 30, 1924 in Bayonne, New Jersey, one of three daughters and one son born to Hugh and Helen Dugan Boyle. Mary attended Saint […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Marion Halpin, SC

She enjoyed working with the children whom she taught and the senior citizens whom she counseled and assisted… Sister Marion Halpin (Sister Marie James) was born January 28, 1917 in Scranton, PA. She was the only daughter of Edward and Mary McNiff Halpin and had one brother, Edward Joseph. Marion attended elementary school in Scranton […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Margaret Franks, SC

Her smiling face and jovial nature made her a welcome visitor to her clients, her sisters, and all her family and friends. Sister Margaret Franks (Sister Marian Christopher) was born May 30, 1923 in Manhattan, one of three daughters and two sons of Henry and Margaret Waters Franks. Margaret attended Saint Francis de Sales School […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Cecilia Haley, SC

“Sister Cecilia will be remembered by her students for her kindness and patience, and for her devotion in helping them learn to the best of their abilities.” Sister Cecilia Haley (Catherine) was born December 11, 1917 in Staten Island. She was one of three children, two boys and one girl, of James and Anne Johnston […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Patricia Lawlor, SC

“This ministry certainly teaches me about healing, love, prayer, joy and suffering, and about the beauty of my brothers and sisters—images of God.” Sister Patricia Lawlor (Sister Mary Philomena) was born November 17, 1929 in Manhattan, one of three children—two daughters and one son—of Richard and Sarah Hughes Lawlor. Pat attended Saint Rose of Lima […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Mary M. Kilmartin, SC

Those who crossed paths with Sister Mary Kilmartin may count themselves as very fortunate indeed. She sought excellence in education and taught her students to do the same. Sister Mary Kilmartin (Sister Grace Michael) was born November 15, 1932 in Bronx, New York, one of two daughters of Michael and Alice McKnight Kilmartin. Mary attended […]

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