Sister Angela Esposito, C.S.J., a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Brentwood, L.I., for 70 years, died May 11 at Maria Regina Residence.
She entered the congregation in 1946 from St. Thomas Aquinas parish, Brooklyn. She earned her bachelor’s degree in French from Manhattan College in 1956, and from St. John’s University in 1958. Middlebury College awarded her a master’s degree in French in 1965. Her certification in French was obtained from the Sorbonne.
Formerly Sister Angela Maria, she taught at St. Vincent de Paul, Williamsburg, 1948-55; St. Christopher, Baldwin, L.I., 1955-60; and Mary’s Nativity, Flushing, 1960-63.
She continued on the high school level at Sacred Heart Academy H.S., Hempstead, 1963-66 and 1992-93; Holy Family H.S., South Huntington. L.I., 1966-77; St. Angela Hall Academy H.S., Clinton Hill, 1977-78; St. Francis Prep H.S., Fresh Meadows, 1978-83; St. Mary H.S., Manhasset, 1983-85; and St. Jean Baptiste H.S., Manhattan, 1985-90.
Her next assignment was at Molloy College, Rockville Centre, L.I., 1990-92; and then onto St. Joseph H.S., Downtown Brooklyn, 1993-95; ATD Fourth World Movement/USA, New York, 1996-2012; and St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, 1997-2000.
She then retired to St. Joseph Convent, Brentwood.
A Mass of Christian Burial was held in Maria Regina Chapel, Brentwood, May 15. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery there.