Memorials

Sister Anne Lorraine Hanna, CSJ

November 1, 2021 Comments Off on Sister Anne Lorraine Hanna, CSJ

We come together as a community to celebrate Sister Anne Lorraine Hanna who creatively and generously lived life to the fullest as a Sister of St. Joseph for 66 years. Born Joan Lorraine to James and Florence Hanna, Anne grew up in Queens, graduated from…

Sister Virginia Mary Crowley, CSJ

October 29, 2021 Comments Off on Sister Virginia Mary Crowley, CSJ

While her curriculum vitae shows 76 years of religious life to include successful teaching in several elementary and high schools,  degrees from St. Johns University and University of Notre Dame, and her legacy of building at Sacred Heart Academy,  Virginia’s greatest “achievements” lie more in…

Sister Antoinette Marie Keyes, CSJ

October 25, 2021 Comments Off on Sister Antoinette Marie Keyes, CSJ

Born to Irish immigrants Richard and Brigid Keyes, Antoinette grew up in Astoria, Queens where the focal point of her life was the vibrant parish community of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.  She and her sister Josephine, who entered the community 3 years after Antoinette…

Sister James Annette McAuley, CSJ

October 3, 2021 Comments Off on Sister James Annette McAuley, CSJ

With deep gratitude to God we celebrate Sister James Annette McAuley’s fullness of life – on November 2nd she would have been 100 years old and this past August, she celebrated 81 faithful and joyous years as a Sister of St. Joseph.  On her entrance…

Sister Joan Monica Bolte, CSJ

September 16, 2021 Comments Off on Sister Joan Monica Bolte, CSJ

Our beloved Jubilarian of 80 years, Sister Joan Monica Bolte is now celebrating her faithful years of service with our loving God. Born Florence Marie Bolte to Louis and Mary Bolte, Joan was one of eight children and always spoke with heartfelt gratitude for the…

Sister Rosemary Ann Bellantoni, CSJ

August 27, 2021 Comments Off on Sister Rosemary Ann Bellantoni, CSJ

Rosemary was a true Brooklynite with proud, vivacious Italian roots.  As the cherished daughter of Oswald and Margaret Bellantoni, Ro was the dear sister of three loving and supportive brothers, Frank, Donald and Bob.  Ro’s deep faith and jovial, hospitable manner were nurtured by countless…

Sister Dorothy Ann Delaney, CSJ

June 23, 2021 Comments Off on Sister Dorothy Ann Delaney, CSJ

We celebrate the life of our sister Dorothy Ann Delaney, CSJ, a faithful women who lived a loving and joyful life, 71 of her years as a Sister of St. Joseph.   Through the love of Edward and Rita Delaney, Dorothy was the second born…

Sister Mary Jacqueline McDermott, CSJ

June 6, 2021 Comments Off on Sister Mary Jacqueline McDermott, CSJ

Jacqueline McDermott was born on January 3, 1921 in Brooklyn, one of the eight children of Harry and Elizabeth McDermott.  There were six girls and two boys and her family always meant a great deal to Jacqueline.  She was very close to her siblings, and…

Sister Regina Blackwell CSJ

May 28, 2021 Comments Off on Sister Regina Blackwell CSJ

  We come here today to celebrate the life of Regina Blackwell, S. Marian Regina, a Sister of St. Joseph for almost 68 years. Regina was born in Brooklyn to Maria Theresa and Joseph Blackwell.  Maria Theresa was born in Scotland and Joseph was born…

Sister Miriam Anthilia Whitwell, CSJ

May 15, 2021 Comments Off on Sister Miriam Anthilia Whitwell, CSJ

We gather on this glorious morning to celebrate the life of Sister Miriam Anthilia Whitwell. 70 Years ago Lillian Whitwell, the only child of Percy and Lillian Whitwell responded  with a wholehearted YES to God’s call to become a Sister of St. Joseph.  She lived…