obituary

Mercy Sister Mary Moynagh

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CUMBERLAND — Mercy Sister Mary Moynagh, 90, formerly known as Sister Mary Emeline, of 15 Sumner Brown Road, died Aug. 3 at Mount St. Rita Health Centre.

A daughter of the late John and Mary (Conneely), she entered the Sisters of Mercy on Sept. 8, 1937 and professed her vows on Aug. 16, 1943.

Sister Moynagh ministered as a teacher in schools in the dioceses of Fall River and Providence, before retiring in 1995 to St. Mary Convent-Bay View, East Providence.

She is survived by a sister-in-law, Evelyn Moynagh, and several nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Joseph, Andrew and John Moynagh.

A?Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Aug. 8 in Mount St. Rita Chapel. Burial was in St. Patrick Cemetery, Fall River, Mass.