Obituary: Sister Agnes Muriel Freligh, C.S.J.

Sister Agnes Muriel

Sister Agnes Muriel Freligh, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 70 years, died in Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood, on Jan. 30.

She entered the congregation in 1946 from Our Lady of Perpetual Help parish, Sunset Park. She earned a bachelor’s degree in social studies from St. Joseph College, Clinton Hill, 1946, and later earned her master’s in education from St. Louis University, St. Louis, Miss., 1964.

She taught at St. Francis Xavier, Park Slope, 1948-49; St. Benedict Joseph Labre, Richmond Hill, 1949-52; Our Lady of Good Counsel in Bedford-Stuyvesant, 1952-53; Visitation B.V.M., Red Hook, 1953-54; St. Angela Hall Academy H.S., Clinton Hill, 1954-57, 1957-61; St. Cecilia, Greenpoint, 1957; and Stella Maris H.S., Rockaway Park, 1961-69.

She served as principal of St. Agnes Seminary, Marine Park, 1969-73, and assistant principal of Bishop Kearney H.S., Bensonhurst, 1973-93.

She served as an administrative assistant at Bishop Kearney H.S., from 1993 until her retirement in 2003.

A Mass of Christian Burial took place in Maria Regina Chapel, Brentwood, Feb. 3. Interment followed in Calvary Cemetery.