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In Memoriam: Sister Maria Therese Ruckel, SC

She never missed an opportunity to guide youth in systematic thinking and good judgment. Sister Maria Therese Ruckel (Rita) was born on January 16, 1922 in the Bronx. She was one of three daughters and three sons born to Edward and Laura Lambrecht Ruckel. Rita attended Saint Philip Neri School in the Bronx and Cathedral […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Marie Daly, SC

Sister has not only been a guide here, she’s been a leader, a mother to the children, and a friend. Sister Marie Daly (Sister Mary Placida) was born on October 3, 1927 in Manhattan, one of two children of Patrick and Julia Griffin Daly. Marie attended Corpus Christi School and Cathedral High School, both in […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Audrey Boylan, SC

She is always there when we need her, and her door is always open for the faculty and children. Sister Audrey Boylan (Sister Thomas Miriam) was born on November 24, 1929 in New York City, the only child of John and Florence Aubrey Boylan. Audrey attended Saint Columba School, Cathedral High School, and Hunter College, […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Dorothy Gallant, SC

I have experienced many miracles. I have seen God make a way out of no way in peoples’ lives…. Journeying with people through homelessness has been a tremendous blessing in my life. Sister Dorothy Gallant was born on July 1, 1938 in Webster, Massachusetts, one of three daughters of Amos and Martha Gallant. Dorothy attended […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Marie Dolorosa Henn, SC

She used her summers to volunteer in Saint Agatha Home, Nanuet. There she bonded with many children who looked forward to her return each year.Sister Marie Dolorosa Henn (Marianne) was born on January 27, 1930 in Manhattan, one of four daughters and four sons of Harry and Ann Walsh Henn. Marianne attended the Academy of […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Kathleen Marie Gregg, SC

Those students whom she taught or counseled found her to be an enthusiastic teacher and a good listener.Sister Kathleen Gregg (Sister Michael Marie) was born in New York City on August 15, 1931. Her parents, Michael and Catherine Egan Gregg, had two daughters and one son. Kathleen attended Saint Francis School and Cathedral High School, […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Marilda Joseph Aeillo

You often wonder after taking care of so many children, how they turn out. Then you see the good people they become and it gives you a good feeling. Sister Marilda Joseph (Theresa) was born on August 15, 1916 in New York City. She was one of five daughters of William and Helen Collins Aeillo. […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Virginia Catharine Jarczynski, SC

Sister Catharine embraced her missionary calling and was greatly influenced by her years in the Bahamas. When she returned to the States in 1967, her love for the poor was shown in her ministry at the New York Foundling Hospital…Sister Virginia Catharine Jarcznski (Katherine Veronica) was born on July 8, 1924 in New York City, […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Winifred O’Toole, SC

…she advised, inspired and encouraged many with her talents and innovative ideas. Sister Winifred O’Toole (Sister Marian Robert) was born December 19, 1932 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, one of three daughters and a son of Michael and Mary Acton O’Toole. Winifred attended Saints Peter and Paul School in the Bronx and Cathedral High School in Manhattan. […]

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Sr. Jeanne Atkinson

In Memoriam: Sister Jeanne Atkinson, SC

Sister Jeanne was known for her cheerful smile, friendliness, and sense of humor. Sister Jeanne Atkinson (Joan) was born on November 20, 1932 in New York City. She and her brother Robert were the only children of Robert and Jean McKittrick Atkinson. Joan attended P.S. 152, P.S. 52 Junior High School, and Blessed Sacrament High […]

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