Sr. Teresa Martin RSHM

Born: Sun., Mar. 31, 1918
Died: Sat., Jan. 5, 2013


Visitation

3:00 PM to 7:30 PM, Wed., Jan. 09, 2013
Location: Marymount Convent


Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 AM Thu., Jan. 10, 2013
Location: Marymount Convent


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Sr. Teresa Martin, 94, died at Marymount Convent, Tarrytown, NY, January 5, 2013.

 

Born in Dublin, Ireland on March 31, 1918, to Stephen and Nora McGrath Martin, she entered the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary in Tarrytown, NY in 1938.

 

Sr. Teresa taught at Marymount Secondary School, Tarrytown, NY; Marymount School of New York; the Academy of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Manhattan. She ministered in Europe at the Marymount Schools in Paris, France; London, England; Barcelona, Spain; and, for more than 40 years at Marymount International School in Rome, Italy. She was living at Marymount Convent, Tarrytown, NY, at the time of her death.

 

She is survived by many nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews in Ireland and in Canada.

 

Services at Marymount Convent, 32 Warren Avenue, Tarrytown, NY. Visiting Wednesday, January 9, 3:00 - 7:30 pm, Vigil Service 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial, Thursday, January r 10, 10:30 am. Burial Mount Calvary Cemetery, White Plains. In lieu of flowers, gifts in her name may be made to Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary, 50 Wilson Park Drive, Tarrytown, NY, 10591.

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gerry cunningham
   Posted Tue January 08, 2013
Your final journey Auntie Vi...may your destination be all you expected.

love from your great grand niece,
ger xx

Geraldine Lynch
   Posted Tue January 08, 2013
Auntie Vi you will be sorely missed.

No one could have lived a fuller life and had fun along the way. So sorry we didn't get to meet in more recent times but you have been in my thoughts many times.

I have so many happy (and funny) memories.

You're on your final journey, the important one and you are guaranteed a safe landing.

Love and miss you.

Geraldine (Edith's daughter) xxxx

Ralph Smyth
   Posted Tue January 08, 2013
To my godmother, with much love. Ralph. xxx

Carole Cafferky
   Posted Wed January 09, 2013
I knew Sr Theresa as my Auntie Vi. For such a little woman she had a huge impact on so many of us. I remember her as being full of life and energy. I think Vi got great pleasure from being in company with people of all ages and always spoke fondly of her students.

Rest in Peace.

Collette Vessey
   Posted Mon January 14, 2013
Aunti Vi,
The world is a much sadder place without you - but the home team has another angel. Love you with all my heart - my memories of you are as full of life and laughter as you were. I will miss you.

Your niece, Collette

Pamela Miller Askew
   Posted Thu November 20, 2014
I was saddened to read of Sister Teresa's passing, yet not surprised to see that she lived a long, vigorus and productive life. My sister and I knew Sister Teresa just one year at the Marymount International School in Barcelona, Spain. I remember her well for her energy and humor. She was our chief guide on a school trip to Ireland at Easter (1965) and she made it so memorable! What a lady!