Ipswich, MA — Sister Marie Patricia Lucey SND, of Worcester and Ipswich, MA, died peacefully on October 20, 2012, at the Notre Dame Long Term Care Center in Worcester.
Sr. Marie Patricia Lucey was born in Cambridge on February 9, 1917, daughter of the late Patrick and Mary Ellen (Hogan) Lucey and was named Catherine Cecilia Lucey. Sr. Marie Patricia entered the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in Waltham on August 4, 1935, and professed her perpetual vows on July 30, 1943.
Sister received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Emmanuel College and her Masters in Education from Salem State University. She received her certification from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1964. Her elementary teaching ministries were in Springfield, Woburn, Lawrence, Worcester, Salem, Connecticut and Cambridge.
She is survived by her many sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, her nephews, David Lucey of Stoneham and Daniel Lucey of Somerville. Sister was predeceased by her nine siblings, Jerry, John, Charles, Francis, Daniel, Walter and Mary Lucey, Lena Lillis and Marie Sullivan.
ARRANGEMENTS: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at 3:00 PM at Our Lady Queen Chapel, 30 Jeffreys Neck Road, Ipswich. Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Tuesday from 1 to 3 PM at the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur in Ipswich. A prayer Service will be held at 2:00 PM. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Ipswich. Memorial contributions may be made in Sister Marie Patricia’s name to the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur, 30 Jeffreys Neck Rd., Ipswich, MA 01938. Arrangements are by the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn St., Peabody. Please visit www.ccbfuneral.com for online obituary and memorial guest book.