Sister Mary Macoretta, CSJ

Obituary of Sister Mary Macoretta, CSJ

(Formerly Sister Mary Felice) died peacefully on August 2nd, 2018 in the 64th year of her religious life.

She is predeceased by her parents, Felice Macoretta and Genevieve Bruno and her brothers Gerald and Alfred.

She will be dearly missed by her sister-in-law Jo Ann, many nieces and nephews and her cousin Sister Mary Nicholas Macoretta.

Sister Mary entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1954, and served in a variety of places and ministries. She was known for her gentleness, humour, simplicity and willingness to serve. As a teacher and principal in schools in Toronto, Barrie, St. Catharines and Terrace, B.C., Mary was loved and respected. In addition to her service as a teacher, Mary served the community of the Sisters of St. Joseph in a variety of ways including formation work, refugee care and service for the physical and spiritual needs of the retired Sisters. In her life, Mary realized the mission of the Sisters of St. Joseph: “we are sent to serve those in need in simplicity and compassion”.

Her wake will be held at the Sisters of St. Joseph’s Residence 2 O'Connor Drive, Toronto on Wednesday, August 8th, 2018, from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. with a prayer vigil at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, August 9th, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. in the Chapel, 2 O'Connor Drive, Toronto, Ontario. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery