A Sister of Charity for 62 years who was missioned in Riverton, NJ; Brooklyn; Patchogue and Bellmore, New York; locally in Quincy, Dover, Needham and Wellesley.
Sister Ellen was active in many ministries teams and committees including, teaching summer school, pastoral work, choir, massage therapy, work with the Diocesan Team, vocations, social justice, and associates. In recent years, she was involved in Peace Quest Cape Breton, Charity Associates, Coal Town Chorus, Family Violence, Victims of Sexual Abuse and Trafficking, Global Concerns, Diocesan Vocational Committees, massage therapy and reki.
Sister Rita was a Sister of Charity for 81 years who was missioned in Westmont, NJ; Dartmouth, NS; Kimberley, BC; Renton, WA.; Brooklyn and Bellmore, NY, locally: St. Peter’s, Dorchester; St. Joseph’s, Needham; Marillac Residence and Elizabeth Seton Residence
Sister Rita taught school in Amherst, N.S.; Brooklyn, N.Y. and Glace Bay, N.S. Sister was also involved with Pastoral Ministries at Seaview Manor and Seton Centre in Glace Bay. Sister Rita was a gentle kind person who always had a positive outlook on life.
Sister Anne taught school in Woodside, New York, and St. Joseph-A. McKay, Halifax. She worked as Pastoral Assistant at St. John Vianney, Lower Sackville. Sister Anne was Provincial Superior, Halifax from 1980-1988. She was active in the parishes of St. Ignatius, Bedford and Saint Mother Theresa, Halifax.
A Sister of Charity for 68 years who was missioned in Brooklyn, Bellerose, Bellmore, Jamaica, Wantagh and Williston Park, New York, locally at Marillac Residence, Mount St. Vincent, Wellesley.
For twelve years, Sister Helen taught in Dorchester, Wellesley Hills and Roxbury, Massachusetts. In 1964 Sister returned to Canada and worked in the Admitting Office of St. Elizabeth Hospital, North Sydney. In 1966 she was assigned to the Motherhouse where she worked in the Business Office until her retirement in 1994. She then volunteered in various activities with the Sisters at the Motherhouse until she moved to Caritas Residence in 2008.