Sister Muriel Agnes Ott, O.P., a Sister of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 73 years, died Jan. 15. She was 92.
Born in Brooklyn as Elizabeth, she heard the call to become a Dominican Sister at a young age.
She entered the congregation from the parish of St. Nicholas in Williamsburg, in 1939 and later that year, she received the habit and the religious name, Sister Muriel Agnes. One year later, she pronounced her religious vows.
She taught at St. Agnes, Rockville Centre; St. Patrick, Huntington, L.I.; All Saints, Williamsburg; St. Luke, Whitestone; Holy Family, Park Slope; Good Shepherd, Marine Park; St. Catherine, St. Albans; St. Clement Pope, S. Ozone Park; Fourteen Holy Martyrs, Bushwick; Presentation B.V.M., Jamaica; St. Elizabeth, Ozone Park; St. Patrick, Bay Ridge; and St. Francis of Assisi, Astoria.
After leaving the classroom, she ministered in Catholic Medical Center, Woodhaven, 1982-84. She then resided in Sacred Heart Convent, East Glendale, and commuted to her ministry as secretary in St. Joseph’s rectory, Astoria, until 1992.
In 1996, she moved to Rosary Hall, Amityville, and spent her years serving the elderly Sisters.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in St. Albert’s Chapel, Amityville, on Jan. 23. Interment in the Sisters’ Cemetery followed.