Obituary: Sister Anne Michel Pavell, C.S.J.

Sister Anne Michel Pavell, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 65 years, died Jan. 5, in St. Joseph Convent, Brentwood.

Sister Anne Michel
Sister Anne Michel

She entered the congregation in 1951 from Our Lady of Mt. Carmel parish, Astoria. She obtained a bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph College, a master’s in social studies from Queens College and a master’s in theology from the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, Huntington, L.I.

She taught at Our Lady of Good Counsel in Bedford-Stuyvesant, 1953-55; St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, 1955-56; St. John of God, Central Islip, L.I., 1956-57; Our Lady of Sorrows, Corona, 1957-59; St. Augustine, Park Slope, 1959-67; Holy Child of Jesus, Richmond Hill, 1967-73; and St. Brendan, Midwood, 1973-74.

She was the coordinator of religious education in Our Lady of Grace, West Babylon, L.I., 1974-83; audiovisual coordinator at St. John’s Queens Hospital, Elmhurst, 1983-86; and transportation coordinator at Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood, 1986-88.

She also served at Our Lady of Perpetual Help H.S., Sunset Park, 1988-95, and in the CSJ Finance Office, Brentwood, 1995-2003. She retired to St. Joseph Convent in 2003.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Sacred Heart Chapel, Brentwood, Jan. 9. Interment followed in Calvary Cemetery.