Sister Carmela Mary Egan, S.C.


Sister Carmela Mary Egan, S.C., who was a teacher in the archdiocese, died Sept. 22 at Mary the Queen Convent in Yonkers. She was 92. She taught at Resurrection School in Rye, 1955-1956 and again, 1979-1985, then volunteered there for a year. She volunteered as a teacher in the resource center at St. Patrick's School in Bedford, 1986-1993. She taught in Manhattan at St. Joseph's School, 1933-1943, and St. Joseph Academy, 1943-1945; in the Bronx at Visitation, 1945-1947; in Yonkers at St. Joseph's, 1947-1954; and in Port Chester at Our Lady of Mercy, 1954-1955. She also taught at St. Peter's in Poughkeepsie, 1956-1957 and 1964-1967; St. Mary's in Wappingers Falls, 1957-1964; St. Peter's in Yonkers, 1967-1968; St. Francis of Assisi in Mount Kisco, 1968-1970; and in Queens. Born in Manhattan, she entered the Sisters of Charity in 1931 and made final vows in 1937. She held a bachelor's degree from the College of Mount St. Vincent and a master's from Western College in Connecticut. A Funeral Mass was celebrated at Mary the Queen Convent on Sept. 27, with burial in St. Agatha's Cemetery, Nanuet.


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