Sister Miriam McGuire, SSND, 100

QUEENS, N.Y. –Sister Miriam McGuire, SSND, died on February 3, at Ozanam Hall, in Bayside, Queens, New York. She was born in Medford, Mass. on August 5, 1923.

After pronouncing her vows in 1945, Sister Muriel (her religious name) taught in Glen Cove and Rochester, N.Y., until 1975, when she came to St. Francis Junior High in New Britain, Connecticut. She served there as a teacher and pastoral minister, until her retirement to Villa Notre Dame in Wilton in 2015.

Wake Service and Liturgy of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Andrew Parish in Bridgeport, on February 9, beginning at 10 am.

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

Arrangements are being handled by Gleason Funeral Home, Bayside, New York.