Obituary: Sister Agnes Cecilia Kenna, C.S.J.

Sister Agnes Cecilia

Sister Agnes Cecilia Kenna, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 77 years, died in Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood, on Nov. 14, 2015.

She entered the congregation in 1939 from St. Patrick Church, Long Island City.  She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Manhattan College and a master’s from St. John’s University.

She taught at Mary’s Nativity, Flushing, 1941-43; St. Pascal Baylon, St. Albans, 1943-52; St. Francis de Sales, Belle Harbor, 1952-54; Sacred Heart Seminary, Hempstead, L.I., 1954-55; St. Angela Hall Academy, Clinton Hill, 1955-59; Queen of All Saints Diocesan H.S., Fort Greene, 1959-63; Sacred Heart Academy H.S., Hempstead, L.I., 1963-68; Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst, 1968-76; and Immaculate Conception, Jamaica, 1976-94. She retired in 2008.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held in Maria Regina Chapel, with interment in Calvary Cemetery.