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SISTER ROSA MYSTICA NIEDDA,
SISTER ROSA MYSTICA NIEDDA - returned home on December 24, 2016. Born March 26, 1931, she attended St. Joseph and Niagara Falls High School. At sixteen, she joined the Congregation of Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY. Sister Rosa served as principal at Christ the King, Snyder, St. John, Olean, and St. Barnabas, Depew. Elsewhere, she taught or was a principal at schools in Texas, Florida and New Jersey. She was Administrator of St. Elizabeth Motherhouse and volunteered at Heart, Love, and Soul. After over 65 years of active ministry, Sister Rosa retired at the St. Elizabeth Motherhouse in 2015. Sister Rosa is survived by her brother, John, and two nieces, Teresa and Margaret Niedda. Memorial donations may be made to the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, NY, 115 East Main Street, Allegany, NY 14706. A memorial mass will be held at 8:00 AM at Christ the King Church in Snyder, NY on January 25, 2017.