Sister Margaret Mary Fitzgerald, 95, Of Ossining

OSSINING, N.Y. – Sister Margaret Mary Fitzgerald of Ossining died Thursday, March 24, at the Maryknoll Sisters Center. She was 95.

Sister Margaret Mary Fitzgerald
Sister Margaret Mary Fitzgerald Photo Credit: Contributed

Fitzgerald was born Sept. 9, 1920, in Somerville, Mass., to Catherine Leahy and William Joseph Fitzgerald.

She graduated from St. John’s High School in 1938 and attended Higgins Commercial Machine School and Fay’s Evening School in Boston.

Fitzgerald worked at Filene’s in Boston and Nicholson & Co. in Cambridge, Mass., before joining the Maryknoll Sisters Congregation in 1946.

Along with 30 years of work in the United States, she went to Bolivia in 1981 and returned in 2005, retiring in 2009.

Fitzgerald was predeceased by her parents and brothers James and Edward. She is survived by brothers William and Joseph.

A vespers service will be celebrated Monday, March 28, at 4:15 p.m. in the main chapel at the Maryknoll Sisters Center.

A funeral Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated Tuesday, March 29, at 11 a.m. in the Main Chapel at the Maryknoll Sisters Center.

Interment will follow at the Maryknoll Sisters Cemetery on the center grounds.

Arrangements are by the Dorsey Funeral Home.

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