BOYKIN, SISTER ELLEN, SC Beloved Sister of Charity, Halifax for 76 years, entered peacefully into eternal life on Saturday, May 21, 2022. She was the devoted daughter of the late Stephen H. and Eleanor (Clark) Boykin and was also predeceased by her younger brother Stephen Boykin. She leaves her loving sisters in the congregation. Sister Ellen Stephen entered the Sisters of Charity, Halifax in 1944 and began her ministry as a teacher at Saint Joseph School in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Moving to New York, she served as a skilled mathematics teacher at Saint Sabastian School, Woodside, NY; Saint Nicholas of Tolentine School, Jamaica, NY; Seton Hall High School, Patchogue, NY; Saint Francis Prep School, Fresh Meadows, NY; Monsignor Ryan Memorial High School, Dorchester, MA; Keith Hall High School, Lowell, MA; Saint Mary’s Girls High School, Manhasset, NY; Dominican Commercial High School, Jamaica, NY; Saint John’s University, Queens, NY; Archbishop Molloy High School, Briarwood, NY. In between teaching positions she served briefly at the Catholic Medical Center, Jamaica, NY. Upon her retirement to Marillac Residence, Wellesley in 2006, Sister Ellen Stephen welcomed several volunteer ministries as Eucharistic Minister, Assistant Librarian, account assistant for special needs as well as visiting sisters at Elizabeth Seton Residence. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 10:00 AM in Saint John the Evangelist Church, Wellesley, MA. Interment will take place following at Saint Mary Cemetery, Needham, MA. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Sister Ellen Stephen may be made to the Sisters of Charity, 125 Oakland Street, Wellesley, MA 02481. Brady & Fallon Funeral Home 617 524 0861