Sister Mary Matthew Cola, O.S.F., 88, a Sister of St. Francis for 63 years, died Oct. 26.
Born in Brooklyn as Grace Caroline, she was a member of St. Michael parish and a graduate of Dominican Commercial H.S. in Jamaica.
A graduate of Seton Hall University, she ministered in education both as teacher and principal and was a very talented artist and art instructor. She participated in many art exhibits.
She ministered for nine years in the Brooklyn diocese at St. Benedict School and Holy Family School.
Burial will be in God’s Acre Cemetery in Ringwood, N.J.