Sister Roberta Mozdziak

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Mozdziak, Sister Roberta C.R. CASTLETON Sister Roberta Mozdziak, C.R., age 86, was called home to God on March 1, 2016. Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters of the Resurrection on September 6, 1944, and professed her final vows on August 15, 1952. She celebrated the 60th anniversary of her religious profession in 2007. Sister's ministry to God and the Church over the course of many years was mainly in the field of education as a teacher and administrator. Sister earned her bachelors in education from Fordham University, a masters in Special Education from Seton Hall and a masters in administration from Manhattan College. Her many years of dedicated service in Catholic Education included teaching at St. Clemens Mary, New York City, St. Casimir, Yonkers, St. Paul's, New York City, St. Francis of Assisi, Newburgh, N.Y., and St. Veronica's, Howell, N.J. Sister also served in leadership positions as principal at St. Casimir, Yonkers, and St. Agnes, Lake Placid. Sister's gentle spirit and kind heart inspired her students and colleagues with whom she served in the ministry of education. Born in Yonkers, Sister Roberta was the daughter of the late Joseph and Philomena Wiczkowicz. She is also predeceased by her brothers, Casimir, Frank, John; and her sisters, Blanche Lewandowski, Dorothy Klipp, Florence Lanna, Helen Theret, Estelle Fizer, Anna Serafin, Julia Mozdziak, and Mary Mozdziak . Sister Roberta is survived by many Sisters in the Congregation of the Sisters of the Resurrection, as well as her sister Rose Chapeton, Frances Vergari, many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. After a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated in St. Veronica's Parish, Howell, where Sister was currently serving, her body will be transported to the Provincial Home in Castleton, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 a.m. Those desiring may send a remembrance in Sister Roberta's name to the Sisters of the Resurrection Memorial Fund, 35 Boltwood Ave., Castleton, NY 12033.
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Published in Albany Times Union on Mar. 4, 2016