Obituary — Sister Therese Schnurr, S.C.

Sister Therese Schnurr, S.C., a Sister of Charity, Halifax, for 63 years, died Oct. 23 at Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, Mass. She was 85.

She entered the congregation from Our Lady Help of Christians parish, Midwood. Formerly known as Sister Cecilia Therese, she taught first, second and third grade at Resurrection-Ascension, Rego Park, 1950-54; fourth grade and music in St. Sebastian, Woodside, 1960-66; and St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica, 1966-70.

She also ministered in Bellmore, L.I.; Williston Park, L.I., Canton, N.Y.; Massachusetts and Nova Scotia. In 1993, she retired to Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 27 in Mt. St. Vincent Chapel, Wellesley Hills. Interment was at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Needham, Mass.