Sister Lois Noon, S.N.D.


PROVIDENCE — Sister Lois Noon, S.N.D., 84, died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at the UMass-Memorial Medical Center, Worcester. She was a resident of the Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester.

Sister was born in Providence, Rhode Island, daughter of Vincent and Sarah (Croker) Noon.

Sister graduated from St. Mary Academy of the Visitation in Providence in 1951 and entered the Sisters of Notre Dame. She was also known in her religious life as Sister Vincent Elizabeth. She graduated from Emmanuel College with a degree in Education and later earned a master’s degree in Religious Education at Fairfield University.

Sister was an educator in Notre Dame schools in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts for more than 25 years, including many years as a teacher at St. Teresa School in Providence, St. Ann School in Cranston, and St. Mary School in West Warwick. She provided pastoral care at St. Martin de Porres Parish in Cranston and Our Lady of Grace Parish in Johnston. For 16 years she was a chaplain at Our Lady of Fatima Hospital in No. Providence, retiring from this ministry in 2006.

She leaves a cousin, William Croker of Warwick, and her sisters in religion, the Sisters of Notre Dame.

Sister’s Mass of Christian Burial was held on November 29 at the Notre Dame du Lac Chapel, Worcester. Burial was in Notre Dame du Lac Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Sisters of Notre Dame, 468 Poquonock Ave., Windsor, Connecticut, 06095.