Sister Marie Elizabeth Mahony, C.S.J. a Sister of St. Joseph, Brentwood, for 75 years, died Dec. 17, 2016 in Sacred Heart Convent, Hempstead. L.I.
She entered the congregation from the St. Patrick Church, Bay Ridge. She earned a bachelor’s degree in music education from Marywood College in 1969, and then earned a master’s degree from Queens College in 1973.
Her ministries included St. Mary Mother of Jesus, Bensonhurst, 1944-50; St. Philip Neri, Northport, L.I., 1950-52; St. Stanislaus Kostka, Maspeth, 1952-67; Our Lady of Victory, Floral Park, L.I., 1981-2009; St. Joseph, Garden City, 1981; and St. Clare, Rosedale, 1981.
In 1967, she became music supervisor in the Brooklyn Diocesan Office, and served there until 1981.
She also served as a traveling music teacher in 2010.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated in Our Lady of the Snows Church, North Floral Park, Dec. 23.
Interment followed in Calvary Cemetery, Brentwood.