Sister Eileen O’Leary, MFIC

Sister Eileen O’Leary MFIC, passed away at Saint Patrick’s Manor, Framingham, November 9, 2012. Born in Somerville, MA Sister Eileen attended St. Catherine’s Parochial School and St. Clement’s High School. Having made profession as a Missionary Franciscan Sister in Newton, MA in 1957, she spent her life of ministry as an educator, pastoral associate and secretary. She worked in Brooklyn and Syracuse, NY, Little Falls, MN, Richboro, PA, Rome, Italy and in Milton, Needham, Wellesley, Newton and Framingham, MA. Sister Eileen was predeceased by her parents, Daniel and Bridget O’Leary, her siblings, Catherine, James, Francis and Daniel. She is survived by her brother John, her sisters-in-law Mary Ellen and Annie Jo and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She will also be deeply missed by her Franciscan community. Visiting hours Tuesday November 13 from 4:00 – 7:00 PM at Mount Alvernia Convent Chapel, 790 Centre Street, Newton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the chapel Wednesday at 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. Active member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Division 12, Watertown & The Knights and Ladies of Saint Finbarr. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Franciscan Sisters’ Retirement Fund, 790 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458.