Visitation: Friends may call on Friday from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at Villa Notre Dame, 345 Belden Hill Road, Wilton, CT Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10:00 AM in the chapel at Villa Notre Dame. Burial: Burial will follow in St. Peter Cemetery, Danbury, CT.Donations:In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions in her memory to: The Congregation of Notre Dame, Retirement Fund, 30 Highfield Road, Wilton, CT 06897.

SISTER MARY JOYCE, CND


SISTER MARY JOYCE, CND – FORMERLY MOTHER ST.MARK OF ROME, DIED AT ANDRUS ON THE HUDSON, HASTINGS ON THE HUDSON, N.Y.

SISTER GRADUATED FROM ST.MARY’S SCHOOL AND ACADEMY, PROVIDENCE, RHODE ISLAND. SHE ENTERED THE CONGREGATION DE NOTRE DAME IN 1936. AFTER PROFESION IN 1938, MARY BEGAN HER EDUCATIONAL MINISTRY AT WATERBURY CATHOLIC HIGH¬†¬† SCHOOL IN WATERBURY, CT, WHERE SHE WAS A BELOVED TEACHER .

SISTER MARY EARNED A S.S. IN EDUCATION AT CATHOLIC TEACERS’ COLLEGE IN PROVIDENCE,R.I.SISTER WAS A TEACHER AND PRINCIPAL AT ST.JOHN THE BAPTIST SCHOOL IN NEW HAVEN,CT.AND SERVED AT NOTRE DAME COLLEGE AND NOTRE DAME ACADEMY, STATEN ISLAND, NY, ST. MARY’S ACADEMY IN PROVIDENCE AND AT CHILDREN’S COMMUNITY SCHOOL IN WATERBURY.

SHE RETIRED TO ANDRUS IN 2012, SISTER IS SURVIVED BY A NEPHEW JOHN GILLIGAN OF JAMESTOWN, R.I. AND A GRANDNEPHEW, TERRY GILLIGAN AS WELL AS THE SISTERS OF THE CONGREGATION OF NOTRE DAME WHERE SHE WAS A MEMBER FOR 76 YEARS .

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, PLEASE SEND MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS IN HER MEMORY TO: THE CONGREGATION OF NOTRE DAME, RETIREMENT FUND, 30 HIGHFIELD ROAD, WILTON, CT. 06897

  1. Rest in Peace Sr Mary Joyce
    I will always hold a special place in my heart for you
    Kathy Novak

    October 11, 2015
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