She was formerly known as Sister Catherine Francis, and taught second, third and fourth grades at Resurrection-Ascension School Rego Park, 1941-47.
She also ministered in Patchogue, L.I., Bermuda, Massachusetts and Nova Scotia as a teacher, counselor and social worker
She retired to Mt. Saint Vincent, Wellesley Hills, in 2006.
She is survived by her brother William Crimmins of Michigan.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held at Mt. St. Vincent on April 25. Burial was in St Mary’s Cemetery, Needham, Mass.