Obituary: Sister Rosemary Anne Wood, C.S.J.

Sister Rosemary Anne Wood, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 74 years, died in St. Joseph Convent on Dec. 10.

Sister Rosemary
Sister Rosemary

She entered the congregation from St. Patrick’s parish, Long Island City, and earned her bachelor’s degree in language arts from Manhattan College.

Formerly known as Sister Anne Georgine, she taught in St. Joseph, Prospect Heights, 1943-45; St. Francis of Assisi, Crown Heights, 1945-46; St. Cecilia in Greenpoint, 1946-48; Holy Name of Mary, Valley Stream, L.I., 1948-49; Holy Cross, Flatbush, 1949-51; St. Malachy, East New York, 1951-64; St. Agnes, Cobble Hill, 1964-66; SS. Cyril and Methodius, Deer Park, L.I., 1966-69; and St. Christopher, Baldwin, L.I., 1981-2007.

She was principal of Most Precious Blood, Long Island City, 1969-81. She retired to Brentwood in 2007.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Sacred Heart Chapel, Brentwood, Dec. 14. Interment followed in Calvary Cemetery.