Sister M. Angelene Matero, F.M.S.C.


Sister M. Angelene Matero, F.M.S.C., a teacher and administrator at St. Columbanus School in Cortlandt Manor for 12 years, died Aug. 16. She was 81.

She was at St. Columbanus, 1966-1978. She served at St. Ann, Nyack, 1989-1991, and St. Teresa’s, Tarrytown, 1978-1984. She was bursar at Franciscan High School, Mohegan Lake, 1986-1987. She taught at Holy Rosary, Yonkers, and St. Ann, Ossining.

She was director of religious education at St. Margaret, Pearl River, 1996-1997, and was a catechist at Assumption, Peekskill, 2017-2020.

She served on the provincial council of the Franciscan Sisters of Peekskill, 2018-2021. She was assistant chaplain at Sing Sing Correctional Facility, Ossining.

Born in Ossining, she entered the Franciscan Sisters of Peekskill in 1959 and professed final vows in 1966. She received a master’s degree in school administration/supervision from Western Connecticut State College, Danbury.

A Funeral Mass was Aug. 20 at Mount St. Francis, Peekskill. Burial was in the sisters’ cemetery.