Archive | In Memoriam 2015


In Memoriam: Sister Pauline Cinquini, SC

She was a patient, kind, and compassionate person, ever-faithful and prayerful, as well as a very loving member of both her local community and the Sisters of Charity. Sister Pauline Cinquini (Sister Peter Marie) was born on November 14, 1933 in Long Island City, New York, the only child of Paul and Elizabeth Collins Cinquini. […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Caroline McGinn, SC

Sister Caroline’s unique style of kindness and compassion will be remembered by students she taught and counseled and the Sisters with whom she lived. Sister Caroline McGinn (Sister Maureen Thomas) was born in New York City on February 12, 1932, one of four daughters and three sons born to Thomas and Bridget Elliott McGinn. She […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Agnes Regina Hughes, SC

Throughout her life Sister Agnes was a dedicated teacher, a kind and compassionate person and an excellent listener. Sister Agnes Regina Hughes (Jean Marie) was born on March 11, 1931 in Rochester, NY, the oldest of five daughters born to Francis and Marie Wolf Hughes. Jean attended Blessed Sacrament School, Bronx, and Cathedral High School […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Anne Rita Cullen, SC

Sister Anne Rita’s love of learning was apparent to all of her students. She was able to convey to them her high expectations, thirst for knowledge, and love of literature. Sister Anne Rita Cullen (Sister Miriam Gerald) was born November 10, 1919 in Manhattan, one of four daughters and two sons of James and Margaret […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Kathleen Doherty, SC

Sister Kathy was a kind, understanding, and compassionate teacher whose students will long remember the science lessons they learned as well as the gentleness, patience, and love shown to them. Sister Kathleen Doherty was born on April 1, 1944 in Jersey City, NJ,  the second of three daughters born to John and Margaret O’Connor Doherty. […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Grayce Megna, SC

A devoted nurse, a kind and understanding person, a gracious and prayerful woman… Sister Grayce Megna (Sister Miriam Bernard) was born on September 8, 1926 in Manhattan. She was one of two girls and two boys of Francis and Rose Capria Megna. Grayce attended Saint Frances of Rome School, Bronx, and Cathedral High School, Manhattan. […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Elizabeth V. McLoughlin, SC

Sister Elizabeth always reflected the joy, enthusiasm and love of her God whom she served faithfully as a Sister of Charity… Sister Elizabeth McLoughlin (Sister Marie Matthew) was born on June 14, 1923 in New York City, one of two daughters born to Matthew and Anna McGrath McLoughlin. Elizabeth attended Ascension School and Cathedral High School. She then […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Miriam Roberta Kiernan, SC

She loved her students (“most days,” as she wryly noted), many of whom came from a background of poverty. Sister firmly believed that a good educational foundation was the best preparation for life that she could give them. Sister Miriam Roberta Kiernan was born on June 14, 1922 in Jamaica, NY, one of three daughters […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Miriam Helen Callahan, SC

Throughout her life she possessed a great passion for sowing the seeds of God’s love through education and example. Sister Miriam Helen Callahan (Margaret Mary) was born on January 10, 1917 in Manhattan, one of two daughters and one son of Patrick and Delia Cunneely Callahan. Margaret Mary attended Saint Monica’s School and Cathedral High […]

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In Memoriam: Sister Helen Jarczynski, SC

Sister Helen was a guiding spirit for her students and continued her relationships with them for many years. Sister Helen Regina Jarczynski (Sister Maria Francis) was born on February 27, 1922 in Manhattan, one of four girls and three boys of Francis and Katherine Gillon Jarczynski. Helen attended Saint Margaret of Cortona School and Saint […]

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