Quinn, RSM, Sr. Della Mae
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Sister Della Mae Quinn, RSM (formerly Sister Marie Bernarde) of the Sisters of Mercy died in Montefiore Hospital, Bronx NY on Monday, November 12, 2012. Daughter of the late Helen Grennan and John Quinn, she was raised by her second mother Nora Mahon Quinn. Predeceased by her brother John (Jack), she is survived by relatives in Ireland and her sister-in-law Geraldine and nieces and nephews and their families in the NY area. Sister was a Sister of Mercy for 67 years. She was an elementary and secondary school teacher as well as Principal of Transfiguration School, Tarrytown, NY and St. Joseph School, Spring Valley, NY and Administrator of St. Michael Child Care Home, Staten Island, NY. Sister Della Mae was Administrative Assistant for the Sisters of Mercy Generalate in Potomac, Maryland, the LCWR National Office, Silver Spring, Maryland and Our Lady of Victory Academy, Dobbs Ferry, NY. Wake Wednesday, November 14th at 3:00p.m. with Prayer Service at 6:00p.m. and Mass of the Resurrection at 10:30a.m. Thursday, November 15th at Marian Woods Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Sisters of Mercy Retirement Fund, 150 Ridge Road, Hartsdale, NY 10530.
Published in the The Journal News on Nov. 14, 2012