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Sister Mary Susan Boyle, SC
Supervisor; remembered for her warmth and kindness
Sister Mary Susan Boyle, 91, a Sister of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, died Thursday, May 7, 2020, at The Villa at Florham Park, Florham Park, N.J.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of S.J. Priola Parsippany Funeral Service and interment at Holy Family Cemetery will be private by necessity.
Sister Mary Susan was born in Newark, N.J., the daughter of John and Susan (Kenny) Boyle. She entered the Sisters of Charity on Oct. 1, 1950, and was a member for 69 years.
Sister Mary Susan served as a supervisor of the domestic workers and operation of the dining room both at St. Vincent's Hospital, Montclair and Seton Hall Convent in South Orange, N.J.
She was a nurse's aide in Mount Saint Andrew Villa, Paramus and a circle mother in Saint Mary Orphanage, Newark. Sister Mary Susan served as an assistant to the league director in the Sister Miriam Teresa League House, Convent Station. While at Convent Station, she was the assistant sacristan at the Holy Family Chapel, Convent Station. She retired to the Villa in 2002.
She is survived by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, family and friends. Her niece, Kathleen, visited her every week. In addition, there are many nieces and nephews as well as grand and great-grand nieces and nephews.
Sister Mary Susan will be remembered as a quiet and warm woman whose heart radiated kindness. In the words of one of her nieces, "What always struck me was how, in the most confined circumstances this dear and simple woman radiated boundless charity."
In lieu of flowers, contributions to the Sisters of Charity Development Fund, P.O. Box 476, Convent Station, NJ 07961-0476 would be greatly appreciated.

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Published in The Star-Ledger on May 14, 2020.
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May 14, 2020
To the wonderful woman we refer to as Aunt Joan. You will be sorely missed, but however we also know ready you are for this day! You never had anything bad to say about anyone, and always had a smile on your face. With you dies a generation of our family. They do not make them like they used to. I can see you hugging Marge right now! Say hello for us. Love Justin, Stephanie, Jamison, and Donovan
Justin Madrigal
Family
May 14, 2020
God Bless you Aunt Joan. We will miss you so much, but I know Grandma and Chris are waiting for you. Keep looking over your family❤.
Regina, MacArthur
Family
May 14, 2020
Rest In Peace Aunt Joan! You and Grandma have fun up there and remember to watch over us all!
Catherine Beaudette
Family
May 14, 2020
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