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.