FRAMINGHAM – Sister Mary Claire O’Connor, CSJ, (Sister Cornelia), in her 78th year as a beloved member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston, died Friday, June 10, 2022.
Devoted daughter of the late Cornelius A. and Alice L. (Flanagan) O’Connor, and loving sister of the late Cornelius O’Connor. Sister Mary Claire is survived by her brother, William O’Connor, along with many cherished nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, and her Sisters in the Congregation.
Formerly missioned as a teacher at St. Benedict School, Somerville; St. John School, Quincy; St. Joseph School, Lynn; St. Catherine School, Norwood; St. Theresa School, West Roxbury;
St. Agatha School, Milton; teacher and principal at Sacred Heart School, Weymouth; assistant principal at St. Angela School, Mattapan; and office assistant at Boston Archdiocesan School Office.
Visiting hours at Holy Family Chapel, Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, 631 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA, Wednesday, June 15, 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
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