Sister Antoinette Landry, SUSC
(Sister Anne Pauline)

FALL RIVER, Mass. — Sister Antoinette Landry (Sister Anne Pauline), SUSC, died at Catholic Memorial Home in Fall River September 13 at the age of 93. She was born in Chelsea, on Mar. 31,1921, the daughter of the late Francois and Genevieve (Martin) Landry. In addition to her Holy Union Sisters, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews survive her. Her sister, Leona Rowean and brothers F. Valery, Paul, J. Burton and Frank predeceased her. 

Sister Antoinette graduated from St. Rose High School, Chelsea. She entered the Holy Union Sisters in Fall River on Sept. 10, 1938, and pronounced her final vows on Aug. 1, 1946. She received a B.A. in elementary education from Stonehill College.

Sister Antoinette’s ministries included teaching, administration and secretarial work. She taught in parish elementary schools in Baltimore, New York and Fall River. She was principal at St. Francis de Sales School, Patchogue, N.Y., and Sacred Heart School, Fall River. She served as secretary to the Holy Union Sisters personnel board and taught French at the former Sacred Hearts Academy, Fall River. When she left education, she used her secretarial skills as province secretary for more than 10 years. She also worked part-time at Bishop Connolly High School, Fall River. 

The wake, prayer vigil and Mass of Christian Burial took place at Catholic Memorial Home on September 17. Burial was at St. Patrick Cemetery, in Fall River. Funeral arrangements were by Waring-Sullivan Funeral Home, Fall River.

Donations in Sister Antoinette’s memory may be made to the: Holy Union Sisters Mission Advancement Office, P.O. Box 410, Milton, Mass., 02186-0006.

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