Obituary: Sister Cecilia Haley (Catherine), S.C.

Sister Cecilia

Sister Cecilia Haley (Catherine), S.C., a member of the Sisters of Charity for 78 years, died Nov. 28 at Schervier Nursing Care Center, Bronx. She was 98.

Born in Staten Island, she attended Immaculate Conception School and St. Joseph Hill Academy, and then worked for three years before entering the order.

Her only assignment in the Diocese of Brooklyn was as a fourth-grade teacher at St. Monica’s School, Jamaica, 1942-45.

Most of her ministry was spent in elementary education in the Archdiocese of New York.

Burial was in Saint Agatha Cemetery, Nanuet, N.Y.

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