Sr. Mary Denis Leahy mfic

Sister Mary Denis Leahy mfic, of Newton, February 19, 2013. A Professed member of the Missionary Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate Conception for over 70 years, Sr. Denis ministered in Montreal, Minnesota, South America (Bolivia and Peru) and Massachusetts. She taught at Mount Alvernia High School, Newton (1952-1956) and Saint Clare High School, Roslindale (1956-1963). Daughter of the late Dennis F. and Margaret (McCarthy) Leahy. Sister of the late Joan Leahy and Dennis Leahy. Sr. Denis is survived by her nephews Dennis, Charles and David Leahy, many cousins and her Franciscan community. Visitation Tuesday February 26 at 8:30 AM in the Mount Alvernia Convent Chapel, 790 Centre Street, Newton. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the chapel Tuesday at 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Franciscan Sisters’ Retirement Fund, 790 Centre Street, Newton, MA 02458.