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Sr. Kathleen Fagan, RSHM
July 12, 1941 ~ September 25, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Sr. Kathleen (Sr. de Bon Conseil) Fagan (82) died Monday, September 25, 2023, at Marymount Convent, Tarrytown NY. Born in Brooklyn, NY, to Thomas F. and Helen Dowd Fagan, she had been a member of the Religious of the Sacred Heart of Mary for 62 years.
An educator, dedicated to the education of young women, she taught at Marymount International School, London, England (1963-1965) and the Academy of the Sacred Heart of Mary, Sag Harbor, NY (1965-1968).
Sr. Kathleen taught at Marymount School of New York (1969-1972) before becoming head of the Upper School (1972-1976). She was named Headmistress in 1976, a position she held for 28 years (1976-2004).
She was Headmistress of Marymount International School, London, England (2005-2009), until she was asked to serve the sisters of the Eastern American Province as Provincial Superior (2009-2015).
Sr. Kathleen moved to Marymount Convent, Tarrytown, NY in 2018 and was a member of the Convent community at the time of her death.
Sr. Kathleen is predeceased by her parents and her brothers, Monsignor R. Emmet Fagan and Msgr. John T. Fagan, and her sister, Helen Marie Fagan Murphy. She is survived by her sister Jane Fagan Fucigna, nieces and nephews, and by the members of her religious family.
Services at Marymount Convent, 32 Warren Avenue, Tarrytown, NY. Visiting Monday, October 2, 2023, 4:00 - 7:00 pm with Vigil Service 7:00 pm. Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, October 3, 2023, 10:30 am. Burial Mount Calvary Cemetery, White Plains.
We invite you to join us for the Vigil Service and Mass at Marymount Convent or by live-stream on our website (www.rshm-east.org), where they will be archived.
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.