Sister Alfred Marie Toole, O.P.


Sister Alfred Marie Toole, O.P., who taught at St. Barnabas High School in the Bronx for 12 years, died Sept. 7 in Siena Hall in Sparkill. She was 92.

She was at St. Barnabas, 1978-1990. She taught at St. Brendan School, 1994-1997, St. Catharine Academy, 1990-1994, St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Aquinas High School, 1970-1977, St. Martin of Tours, 1967-1969, all the Bronx; St. Catherine of Siena, Manhattan, 1969-1970; St. Anthony, Nanuet, 1956-1959; St. James the Apostle, Carmel, 1955-1956; and Cardinal McCloskey School, White Plains, 1953-1955.

Born in Brooklyn, she entered the Dominican Sisters of Sparkill in 1953 and professed final vows in 1958. She earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Fordham University, the Bronx, and a master’s in mathematics from Manhattan College, the Bronx.

A Funeral Mass was offered Sept. 12 in Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel, Sparkill. Burial was in St. Agnes Cemetery, Sparkill.