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Sister Francis Carton

1922 - 2016 Notice Condolences
Sister Francis Carton Notice

Sister Francis Regis Carton, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died on March 29, 2016, at Lourdes Health Care Center in Wilton, CT, at age 93. Mary Carton was born on April 4, 1922, in New York City, the daughter of Myles Carton and Anne Brendel Carton. After pronouncing her vows as a School Sister of Notre Dame in 1947, Sister Francis Regis began teaching at the Institute of Notre Dame, Baltimore, City, MD. In 1954, she was assigned to Notre Dame of Maryland University. Francis Regis had obtained a Bachelor's degree from Hunter College, N.Y. before entering and continued her studies, obtaining a Master of Arts degree and a Doctor of Philosophy degree from Catholic University of America. Francis Regis taught at Notre Dame for over forty years earning the love and gratitude of her many students. From 1971-1975, she was the Provincial Leader of what was then called the Baltimore Province of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Sister Francis Regis was preceded in death by her parents and her brother, Myles. She is mourned by her relatives, friends, and by her community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Friends may call at Villa Notre Dame, 345 Belden Hill Road in Wilton, CT. Thursday, March 31, from 3:00-7:00 p.m. with a Christian wake service at 6:00 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday, April 1 at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel at Villa Notre Dame. Burial will follow at St. Mary Cemetery, Bethel, CT. Memorial contributions may be made to the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Atlantic Midwest Province, c/o Development Office, 345 Belden Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897. Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Bracken-Donovan-Spodnick of Bridgeport, CT.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Mar. 30, 2016
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