Sister Joan Therese Dawson, S.C.

Sister Joan Therese Dawson, S.C., a Sister of Charity, Halifax, for 72 years, died Aug. 5, at Mount St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, Mass. She was 91.

Formerly known as Sister Therese Dorothy, she taught sixth- and eighth-grade teacher at Our Lady of Angels School, Bay Ridge, 1945-59, before serving as principal of St. Nicholas of Tolentine School, Jamaica, 1959-65.

She also ministered in Massachusetts and Nova Scotia before retiring in 2007.

Burial followed at St Mary’s Cemetery, Needham, Mass.