Sr. Marion Morrissey, mfic

Sr. Marion Morrissey, mfic, a member of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception of Newton, formerly of Dorchester, died on Sunday, December 4, 2011 at St. Patrick’s Manor in Framingham. Daughter of the late Marion (Leary) Morrissey and William T. Morrissey, former Commissioner of the Metropolitan District Commission and for whom Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester was named. Sister of the late William T. Morrissey. Sister Marion is survived by her nieces Deborah Katsiroubas and her husband Nicholas of South Natick and Jayne Gansler and her husband Stephen of Medfield and her nephew William T. Morrissey and his wife Rosemary of Bourne. Also survived by her grandnieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Mount Alvernia Convent Chapel, 790 Centre St. Newton, MA 02458 on Wednesday, December 7 at 10:00 AM.  Relatives and friends invited.  Visiting hours at the chapel on Tuesday 4-7:30 PM with a prayer service at 6:30 PM.  Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Retirement Fund of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters at the address listed above would be appreciated. The Dolan Funeral Home of MILTON and DORCHESTER LOWER MILLS are assisting with the arrangements.