Sister Mary Smith, SSND, 87

QUEENS, N.Y. — Sister Mary (Arthur Mary) Smith died on May 14, 2023 at Ozanam Hall in Bayside, N.Y., aged 87. She was born on March 2, 1936 in Rochester, N.Y. She pronounced her first vows as a School Sister of Notre Dame in 1956.

A year later, she began teaching at St. Lawrence School, in Sayville, N.Y. Sister Arthur Mary also taught in Stamford, and for most of her life was teacher and/or principal at five SSND schools in Rochester.

A Wake Service and Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Andrew Church, 395 Anton Street, Bridgeport, beginning at 10 am on Monday, May 22.

Memorial donations may be made to the School Sisters of Notre Dame, Atlantic-Midwest Province, c/o Development Office, 345 Belden Hill Road, Wilton, CT  06897.

Arrangements are being handled by Gleason Funeral Home, Bayside, N.Y.