FRAMINGHAM – Sister Anne (Anna) Gavin, CSJ (Sister Arnold), in her 73rd year as a beloved member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston, died Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Bethany Health Care Center.
Devoted daughter of the late Michael J. and Annie M. (Hogan) Gavin. Beloved sister of the late Michael (Joe), John, William, James, Leo, Mary Gavin Kiniry and Thomas.
Sister is survived by many cherished nieces and nephews, their families, and her Sisters in the Congregation.
Formerly missioned as a teacher at St. Mary School, Brookline; Gate of Heaven School, South Boston; Our Lady of Lourdes School, Jamaica Plain; Sacred Heart School, Weymouth; teacher and Administrator of the Financial Office at Walnut Park Montessori School, Newton.
Sister Anne also ministered as Principal of St. John School, Swampscott; St. Catherine School, Charlestown; and Vice-Principal at St. Benedict, Somerville.
Visiting hours at Holy Spirit Chapel, Bethany Health Care Center, 97 Bethany Road in Framingham, Monday, November 20, from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.
Prayer Service at 10:15 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass and Prayers of Final Commendation at Bethany Monday, November 20, at 10:30 a.m.
All will meet for burial at 1 p.m. at Cambridge Cemetery in Cambridge.
Arrangements by Norton Funeral Home in Framingham.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, Mission Advancement Office, 97 Bethany Road, Framingham, MA 01702 or Sisters of Saint Joseph, Mission Advancement Office, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135.