Sister Myra Elizabeth Griffin, S.C.

Sister Myra Elizabeth
Sister Myra Elizabeth

Sister Myra Elizabeth Griffin, S.C., a Sister of Charity, Halifax, N.S., for 73 years, died at the Newton Wellesley Hospital in Wellesley Hills, Mass., Nov. 2. She was 95.

Formerly known as Sister Joseph Thomas, she taught second grade at Our Lady of Angels, Bay Ridge, 1942-47, and taught at Resurrection-Ascension School, Rego Park, 1947-57, in the second, fourth and seventh grades.

In 1962, she returned to the Brooklyn Diocese, where she taught sixth grade at St. Sylvester School, City Line.

She also ministered in Massachusetts, Washington, and British Columbia, before retiring to Mount St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, in 2006.

She is survived by her sister, Claire Francell, and her brother, Gerald Griffin.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Nov. 6 at Mount St. Vincent. Burial followed in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, North Andover, Mass.