FRAMINGHAM – Sister Barbara Reney, CSJ, (Sister Michelle), in her 72nd year as a beloved member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston, died Thursday, January 20, 2022.
Devoted daughter of the late Michael and Catherine (Kelly) Reney, and loving sister of the late Catherine Reney, Margaret O’Connell, John Reney, and Robert Reney.
Sister Barbara is survived by her many cherished nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and her Sisters in the Congregation.
Formerly missioned a teacher at St. James High School, Haverhill; Mt. St. Joseph Academy, Brighton; Fontbonne Academy, Milton; Ursuline Academy, Dedham; and substitute teacher at St. Joseph Preparatory High School, Brighton; and Retreat Director at the Sisters of St. Joseph Retreat Center, Cohasset; and Parish Minister at St. Patrick Parish, Stoneham.
Sister Barbara also served in Leadership for the Sisters of St. Joseph as Area Councilor and Director.
After retirement Sister Barbara volunteered at Wingate Nursing Home.
Visiting hours at Holy Family Chapel, Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, 631 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA, Tuesday, January 25, 2022, 9:15 to 10 a.m. Prayer Service at 10 a.m. followed by the Funeral Mass and Prayers of Final Commendation at the Motherhouse at 10:15 a.m.
Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery, 180 Pond Street, Natick.
COVID Protocols must be observed (Mask mandate).
Arrangements by Norton Funeral Home, Framingham.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, c/o Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135