Sister Carol Anton Battista, O.P.

Sister Carol

Sister Carol Anton Battista, O.P., a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, Amityville, for 65 years, died Sept. 2.

Born in Brooklyn, as Carolyn, she attended St. John’s University, before entering the novitiate in 1952. Her profession of vows took place in 1954.

She taught at St. Joseph’s, Astoria, 1954-57; and St. Luke’s, Whitestone, 1957-67. She then taught at schools in the Rockville Centre Diocese while residing in Incarnation Convent, Queens Village, for 46 years, where she also taught eighth grade until her retirement in 2003.

She is survived by her sisters, Rosetta and Margaret.

Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Sept. 8 with burial at the sisters’ cemetery in Amityville.

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  1. Tribute to one of the many Sisters who taught at Incarnation. She left a life long inpack as a child going to school from 1st to graduating in 1976! The best childhood and family memories. Rest in peace Sister Carol Anton