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Brigid Driscoll, RSHM

October 29, 2018

Sr. Brigid Driscoll, RSHM, 84, died at Marymount Convent, Tarrytown, NY, October 29, 2018.

Born in New York City to Daniel and Delia Duffy Driscoll, she entered the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary in 1954.

Sr. Brigid taught (1957-1971), was Associate Academic Dean (1971-1974), and Director of the Continuing Education Program (1974-1979) at Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY. She was President of Marymount College, Tarrytown (1979-1999).

She served the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary as a member of many boards and committees and represented the RSHM NGO at the United Nations.

Sr. Brigid sat on numerous boards of educational, civic and professional organizations at national, state, and local levels. She taught in the Marymount Manhattan College degree program at Bedford Women’s Correctional Facility in Bedford Hills, NY, and worked with LifeWay, the anti-trafficking network.

She is survived by the members of her religious community.

Services at Marymount Convent, 32 Warren Avenue, Tarrytown, NY. Wake Friday, November 2, 4:00 - 7:30 pm, Vigil Service 7:30 pm. Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, November 3, 9:30 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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