SISTER EILEEN McCARTHY, SSND (Sr. M. Dennis) age 80 died on July 23, 2013 unexpectedly in Cleveland, Ohio while participating in the National Senior Olympics being held in Cleveland. Born in Boston, MA she was the daughter of Dennis and Margaret Sullivan McCarthy, both of County Cork, Ireland. Sister's teaching career of over 55 years included St. Thomas, Baltimore, MD, Holy Name, Providence, RI also Administrator of Disadvantaged Students in Providence, RI, Principal of Lady of Fatima for three years in Wilton, CT, Quincy College, Quincy, MA andParish Ministry prior to retiring to Marshfield, MA. Sister was predeceased by two sisters, Ms. Peggy McCarthy and Sister Marie McCarthy, SSND. A Eucharistic Liturgy was held on July 29, 2013 in Villa Notre Dame Chapel with a Mass of Christian Burial with her community, cousins, and friends in attendance. She was laid to rest next to Marie in St. Mary's Cemetery in Bethel, CT. Bracken-Donovan-Spodnick of BRIDGEPORT, CT directing. Memorials may be made to SSND Mission Offices, 34 Belden Hill Rd., Wilton, CT 06897 with great appreciation.
Published in The Boston Globe on Aug. 4, 2013