SISTER JOHN MARIE
Birth: Oct. 11, 1919 Brooklyn, New York
Sister John Marie was the daughter of John Joseph Corrigan and Mary Agatha McHugh. She entered the Sisters of St. Dominic on August 15, 1936.
Sr. John Marie received the Dominican habit on July 3, 1937, professed her first vows on July 5, 1938, and final vows on July 5, 1941. Sister held the B.A. in Liberal Arts from Manhattan College and the M.S, in Library Science from Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania.
Sr. John Marie's many years of active ministry were devoted to the education of youth as an elementary and high school teacher and as a librarian at the college level. Sister also served in administration at St. Dominic's Home as well as St. Dominic's Convent. Her ministries included: St. Dominic's School, Blauvelt, N.Y. 1936-1938; Immaculate Conception School, Amenia, N.Y., 1942-1945; St. Mary's School, Bronx, N.Y., 1945-1950; St. Paul's School, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1950-1958; St. Pius High School, Bronx, N.Y. 1958-1963; St. Benedict's School, Bronx, New York, 1963-1964; Dominican College, Blauvelt, N.Y., Librarian, 1964-1971, 1974-1975, and 1976-1980, as well as Lavelle School for the Blind, Bronx, N.Y., 1972-1974. In 1989 Sister retired to a ministry of prayer.
Sr. John Marie is survived by her sister-inlaw, Mrs. James Corrigan, as well as eight nephews and five nieces.
Burial: Saint Dominic's Convent Cemetery, Blauvelt, New York,