Sister Ann Marie Conroy, RSCJ
September 12th, 2016
Religious of the Sacred Heart Ann Marie Conroy died Aug. 5, at the sisters’ Oakwood in Atherton. She was 91 years old and a religious for 57 years.
Sister Ann Marie held a graduate degree in history from the sisters’ Manhattanville College near New York City where she was born and raised.
Her work continued at Manhattanville as dean of students until her involvement in community affairs including service as provincial of the New York province.
Sister Ann Marie Conroy served as a trustee on the boards of schools including Manhattanville College, Sacred Heart Schools, Menlo Park, and Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco.
Her reputation as a spiritual director was well known among her sisters with many seeking her out over the years. “She had the true heart of an educator making a difference to women whose lives were impacted by her intelligence and love,” the sisters’ said.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 20 in Oakwood Chapel with interment in New York.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Society of the Sacred Heart, 4120 Forest Park Ave., St. Louis, MO 63108.
From September 15, 2016 issue of Catholic San Francisco.