Obituary: Sister Kathleen Rose Mulhern, C.S.J.

Sister Kathleen Rose Mulhern, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 68 years, died Aug. 5 in Maria Regina Residence in Brentwood, L.I.

OBIT_Mulhern 4844She entered the congregation in 1948 from St. Stanislaus parish, Maspeth. After earning a bachelor’s degree in education from St. John’s University, she received a master’s degree in the same field from Long Island University.

Formerly known as Sister Sean Mariae, she ministered at St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, 1950-54 and 1969-71; Our Lady of Lourdes, Bushwick, 1954-55; St. Rita, Long Island City, 1955-57 and 1962-63; Nativity of Our Blessed Lord, Brooklyn, 1957-62; Colegio San Conrado, Ponce, Puerto Rico, 1963-66; and Queen of All Saints, Fort Greene, 1966-69.

Her ministry then took her to Long Island, where she served at the Brentwood Education Center, Brentwood, 1971-72; Academy of St. Joseph, 1972-78; St. Anne, Brentwood, 1978-81; and St. John of God, Central Islip, 1981-88.

She returned to Queens to minister at St. Benedict Joseph Labre, Richmond Hill, 1988-89; Concerned Parents of Jamaica, 1989-91; and Ferrini Welfare League, Ozone Park, 1992. She retired to St. Joseph Convent and later moved to Maria Regina Residence.

Interment was at Calvary Cemetery, Brentwood.

One thought on “Obituary: Sister Kathleen Rose Mulhern, C.S.J.

  1. Sister Sean Mariae was my teacher when I was a student for a year at San Conrado in Ponce, PR. She was a kind and devoted nun. I’m sorry to hear of her passing. God Bless her.

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