Sister M. Julianna Poole, SSND, 95

Sister Julianna (Elizabeth Ann) Poole was born in Manhattan, on February 18, 1928, and Baptized at St. Bernard’s Church in New York City, on March 18, 1928. She died at Ozanam Hall, Bayside, NY, on May 4, 2023, aged 95. Her parents, George and Johanna (Kavanagh), immigrants from Ireland, later resided in St. Saviour Parish in Brooklyn, where she and her brothers, George and Henry, were educated by the School Sisters of Notre Dame.

After pronouncing her vows as a School Sister in 1948, she taught in Bridgeport, Connecticut, before spending 12 years at schools in Puerto Rico. Later assignments as administrator at schools in Hartford and New Haven, were followed by ten years as Professor of Education at Fairfield University, and six as assistant in the Alumni Office. In her retirement Sister Julianna resided at Villa Notre Dame in Wilton.

A Wake service and Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Andrew Church, Anton Street, Bridgeport, on Thursday, May 11 at 10:00; Wake Service at 10:30 and Liturgy at 11:30.

Memorial contributions may be made to the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Development Office, 345 Belden Hill Road, Wilton, CT 06897.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Martin A. Gleason Funeral Home, Bayside, NY.