Sister Margaret Kelleher, S.N.D., 98
WORCESTER - Sister Margaret Kelleher, 98, of the Sisters of Notre Dame, died Thursday, November 10, 2016 at the Notre Dame Long Term Care Center, Worcester.
Sister Margaret was born in Worcester, daughter of Timothy and Anne (Clifford) Kelleher.
She entered the Sisters of Notre Dame in 1936 and was known in her religious life for many years as Sister Anna Joseph.
Sister was an educator with Sisters of Notre Dame staffed schools in Connecticut and Massachusetts for 45 years. She was primarily a teacher and also served as a principal. Among her ministries with the Conn. Province of the Sisters of Notre Dame, she was on the staff of St. Rita School in Hamden, St. Aidan School in New Haven and Assumption School in Westport. She taught in Chicopee for 11 years. Sister also worked several years helping senior citizens.
Sister Margaret leaves a sister, Doris McCarthy of Gloucester, two nieces Mary Aloisio and Ann Daigneau, four nephews, Timothy, Francis, John and Paul McCarthy, and her sisters in religion, the Sisters of Notre Dame.
Calling hours are Wednesday, November 16, starting at 1 p.m. with a prayer service at 2 p.m. at the Notre Dame du Lac Chapel, 555 Plantation St., Worcester. The funeral Mass will follow at 3 p.m. in the chapel. Burial will be in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of Notre Dame, 468 Poquonock Ave., Windsor, CT 06095.
The Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester, is directing arrangements.
Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from Nov. 13 to Nov. 14, 2016.