Sister Patricia Murphy, C.S.J.

Sister Patricia Murphy, C.S.J., formerly Sister Veronica Crucis, a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph for 65 years, died on April 9 at Maria Regina Residence.

She entered the congregation from Our Lady of Angels parish, Bay Ridge, in 1955. She received a BS degree from Brentwood College and certification from the National Association of Catholic Chaplains in 1994. Sister Patricia’s ministries included: St. Vincent de Paul, Williamsburg 1958-1960 Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Sunset Park 1960-1966; Visitation of the Blessed; Virgin Mary, Red Hook 1966-1973 St. Pascal Baylon, St. Albans (1973-1977); OLPH, Sunset Park (1977-1985); Pope Paul Senior Center, Director (1986-1992); Kings County Hospital, Chaplain, Brooklyn (1992-1994); Holy Family Home, Pastoral Care, Brooklyn 1994-2001 St. Dominic’s parish, Bensonhurst 2001-2006.

A private graveside service was held in Sister Patricia’s memory on April 15 in Calvary Cemetery, Brentwood.

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