Sr. Eileen (Sr. Mary Andre) Gallagher
January 5, 1936 – December 23, 2001
Sr. Eileen, a native of Glen Cove, NY, entered the Ursuline community in 1954. She taught at St. William the Abbot, St. Maurice, and St. Mary’s High School and served as a guidance counselor at St. Dominic High School (Oyster Bay) and Holy Family High School. Sr. Eileen’s ministry included pastoral care and religious education at St. Edward the Confessor (Syosset) and St. Thomas the Apostle (West Hempstead). She also served as the director of St. Ursula Retreat Center, on many Diocese of Rockville Centre committees and on the Ursuline Provincial Council. Sr. Eileen earned her bachelor’s degree from St. John’s University, a master’s degree in history from Fordham University, and a certificate in Spiritual Direction.
We remember Sr. Eileen with gratitude and love.