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.