Sister Alice Haigney, C.S.J.

Sister Alice
Sister Alice

Sister Alice Haigney, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 83 years, died Sept. 11 in Maria Regina Residence, Brentwood.

She entered the congregation in 1933 from St. Anselm’s parish, Bay Ridge, and went on to earn her bachelor’s degree in biology from St. John’s University.

She taught at St. Teresa of Avila, Prospect Heights, 1935-36; Our Lady of Victory, Floral Park, L.I., 1936-43; Holy Child of Jesus, Richmond Hill, 1943-44; and Blessed Sacrament, Cypress Hills, 1944-47.

For several years, she taught in Puerto Rico at Academia San Jorge, Santurce, 1947-49 and 1950-53, and served as principal at Academia San Luis, Lajas, 1949-50.

In 1953, she returned to New York and taught at Sacred Heart Academy H.S., Hempstead, L.I., until 1956; St. Pascal Baylon, St. Albans, 1956-58; Stella Maris H.S., Rockaway Park, 1958-63, and 1969-87; and St. Brendan Diocesan H.S., Midwood, 1963-69.

She retired in 2007.