Sr. Mary Rita (Mary) McCarthy
1916 – May 18, 1957
Sr. Rita McCarthy was born in County Tipperary, Ireland and after secondary school she entered the Ursulines at Nativity Convent in Ozone Park in 1932. She served the people of Our Lady of the Snow, Our Lady of Victory, Our Lady of Grace, Nativity BVM, and St. Thomas the Apostle. She shared her calling as an Ursuline Sister with her sisters, Sr. Joseph and Sr. Vincent and, after a brief illness, Sr. Rita passed away at the age of 43 leaving behind a precious legacy.
We remember Sr. Rita with gratitude and love.