BRIDGEPORT—Sister Theresa Torsone, a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, died on October 14, 2021, at The Watermark in Bridgeport, Connecticut, at the age of 80. She was born in Poughkeepsie, New York, on April 1, 1940.
After pronouncing her vows as an SSND in 1960, as Sister Johnette, she taught at St. Anthony School in Passaic, New Jersey. In 1980, Sister Theresa began over three decades at St. Matthias School, Ridgewood, New York. In her retirement she resided at Villa Notre Dame in Wilton, Connecticut, until the community moved to The Watermark, in August, 2021.
Wake will be held at Our Lady of Fatima Church, Danbury Road, Wilton, from 4 to 7 pm on Friday, October 22. Mass of Christian Burial will follow on Saturday, October 23, at 11 am. Burial will take place at St. Mary Cemetery, Bethel, Connecticut.
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 Cornell Memorial Home, Danbury, Connecticut.