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Prayers for the soul of Sr. Mary Robertine Olson, RSM

ANGELICUS NEWS - With sadness in our hearts, we mourn the passing of Sister Mary Robertine Olson, Congregation of the Sisters of Mercy. Sr. Robertine passed suddenly on Wednesday, July 10th, 2019. The Wake Service and Mass were celebrated at the Sisters of Mercy Convent. Sr. Robertine was buried at Interment St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, NY.

Here's what a fellow parishioner, Mrs Bernadette Reddington (Member of the Parish Pastoral Council) wrote about Sr. Robertine:

 If ever we had a Pillar of the Church, Queen of Angels, we had Sr. Robertine.  Sadly we lost a hero, but Heaven gained a true champion. 

      Sr. Robertine grew up in Woodside, went to St. Sebastian school, she was a Sister of Mercy and taught at Queen of Angels School for over 40 years, she taught hundreds of children, not only did she teach academics she taught, spirituality, ethics and values, she was a hands on person, playing ball and other sports with the children, shaping them for the future.

     Sr. Rober…