Sister Eileen Patricia Haggerty, C.S.J.

Sister Eileen Patricia Haggerty, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 73 years, died June 27 in Maria Regina Residence, the sisters’ nursing home.

Formerly known as Sister Maria Prague, she entered the congregation in 1945 from St. Thomas Aquinas parish, Flatlands.

Her ministries included Holy Child Jesus, Richmond Hill, 1947-1951; St. James Cathedral Basilica Downtown Brooklyn, 1951-1953; Epiphany, Bedford-Stuyvesant, 1953-1956; St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, 1956-1958; Academia San Jose , San German, Puerto Rico, 1958-1964; St. Camillus, Rockaway Beach, 1964-1965; Transfiguration, Williamsburg, 1965-1966; Academia Santa Maria, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1966-1968; Academia Santa Monica, 1968- 1969; Bishop McDonnell H.S., Crown Heights, 1969-1973; St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, 1973-1975; Cathedral H.S., Manhattan, 1975-1979; St. Angela Hall Academy H.S., Clinton Hill, 1979-1980; and The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, 1980-1997. She retired in 1997.

Her wake and funeral Mass were held in Maria Regina Chapel June 30-July 1, followed by interment in Calvary Cemetery, Brentwood.

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