Sister Teresa Ann Lilly, M.M.


Sister Teresa Ann Lilly, M.M., who was a missioner to Guatemala for 33 years, died July 25 at Maryknoll Sisters Center in Ossining. She was 94.

She was in Guatemala, 1989-2004, 1976-1986 and 1960-1968, where she did clinic work, and worked with women’s groups and aided the development of Basic Christian Communities. She served in El Salvador and at Maryknoll, 1986-1989 and 1974-1976, where she worked in the congregation’s development department and health services.

Born in Brooklyn, she entered the Maryknoll Sisters Novitiate in 1956 and professed final vows in 1965. She graduated as a registered nurse from St. Catherine’s Hospital, Brooklyn.

A Funeral Mass was offered Aug. 2 in Annunciation Chapel at Maryknoll Sisters Center. Burial was in the motherhouse cemetery there.

Sister Teresa Ann Lilly, M.M.