Sister Mary Aileen


Sister Mary Aileen, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Neumann Communities, was at Immaculate Conception School, 1964-2011.

She also taught at St. Catharine’s, Pelham, 1957-1964; St. Joseph’s, New Rochelle, 1952-1957; and St. Clare Academy, Hastings-on-Hudson, 1951-1952.

Born in the Bronx, she entered the Sisters of St. Francis at Hastings-on-Hudson in 1949 and professed final vows in 1955.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in education and a master’s degree in reading education, both from Fordham University.

Her sister, Jenny McDonald, survives her.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated Oct. 26 at Immaculate Conception Church, Tuckahoe. Burial was at Resurrection Cemetery, Staten Island.