Sister Marion McLinden, O.P., a longtime teacher in the Diocese of Brooklyn and a member of the Sisters of St. Dominic, the Congregation of the Holy Cross, Amityville, for 66 years, died on Sept. 20. She was 84.
She grew up in Woodside and Queens Village, and entered the congregation in 1953. She professed her final vows in 1958. She taught at Most Holy Trinity, Williamsburg; St. Catherine of Sienna, St. Albans; St. Boniface, Elmont, L.I.; and Christ the King, Springfield Gardens.
Sister Marion earned bachelor’s and master’s degrees with a major in theology from St. John’s University, Jamaica, and was a high school religion teacher for 47 years, including at Dominican Commercial H.S., Jamaica, and All Hallows H.S., the Bronx. Her funeral Mass was offered on Oct. 5 in St. Albert Chapel at Queen of the Rosary Motherhouse in Amityville, L.I. Burial followed at the sisters’ cemetery.