Sister Placid Baglino, C.S.JB.


Sister Placid Baglino, C.S.JB., who taught at schools on Staten Island and in the Bronx, died Sept. 14 at Mount St. John Convent in Purchase. She was 93.

Sister Placid taught at St. John Villa Academy, Staten Island, intermittently, from 1949 to 1988. From 1956 to 1958, she served as boarding mistress for boys. She also taught and served as local superior at St. Roch School on Staten Island in the 1960s and 1970s. In the years after 1988, she served at St. John Villa as bursar and internal ministry, including after her retirement in 1995.

For several years in the 1970s, she served at St. Dominic School, the Bronx, as local superior, teacher, librarian and CCD instructor.

Born in Brooklyn, she entered the Sisters of St. John the Baptist in 1943 and professed final vows in 1948. She held a bachelor’s degree in education from Fordham University, and a master’s in education and general profession from Seton Hall University.

A Funeral Mass was offered Sept. 17 at Mount St. John Convent in Purchase. Burial was at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Hawthorne.