Sister Elizabeth O’Neill, C.S.J.

Sister Elizabeth

Sister Elizabeth O’Neill, C.S.J., a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 57 years, died Dec. 27.

She entered the congregation in 1962 from Corpus Christi, Woodside. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Brentwood College in 1968.

Formerly Sister Maria Elizabeth, she taught at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Astoria, 1967-69; Most Holy Trinity, East Hampton, L.I., 1969-70; St. Cecilia, Greenpoint, 1970-81; St. Mary, Mother of Jesus, Bensonhurst, 1981-2006, and then Bishop Kearney H.S. Bensonhurst.

She served as principal of St. Frances Cabrini Academy, Bushwick, 2006- 07.

A Mass of Christian Burial took place at St. Francis Xavier Church, Park Slope. Burial followed in Calvary Cemetery, Brentwood.

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