Sister Mary of the Angels Kennedy, who taught for more than 30 years in area parochial schools, died Saturday (Feb. 3, 2001) in St. Joseph's Community, Grey Nuns Motherhouse, in Yardley, Pa. She was 94.
She was born in Buffalo and was a 1924 graduate of Nardin Academy. After high school, she worked as a reservation clerk for the New York Central Railroad before entering the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart in 1928. She professed her vows July 1, 1931.
Sister Kennedy earned a bachelor of arts degree in English from D'Youville College in 1944 and also attended Catholic University.
She taught elementary school in Ogdensburg, Buffalo, Eden, Jackson Heights and Flushing. She taught at Holy Angels School from 1933 to 1935 and again from 1944 to 1947. She taught at St. Rose of Lima School for nine years. In 1947, she returned to St. Rose of Lima and served as principal and teacher for 14 years. She was on the office support staff at Holy Angels Academy from 1971 until she retired to the Motherhouse in 1988. Sister Kennedy served the congregation internally as a member of the Administrative Council of the Grey Nuns of the Sacred Heart from 1965 to 1971.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered Wednesday in Sacred Heart Grey Nuns Motherhouse. Burial will be in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Philadelphia.