Sister Margaret Mary Walter, RDC, a member of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion since 1921, died on January 13, 2005 at Good Counsel Convent in White Plains. Sister was born in Brooklyn, NY on March 2, 1904 and enjoyed her 100th birthday celebration last spring. Having entered the Divine Compassion community on December 8, 1921 Sister Margaret Mary made her religious profession August 15, 1925 and her final profession on August 16, 1930. Sister Margaret Mary spent her entire religious life at Good Counsel Convent. For many years she was the dining room coordinator at Good Counsel Academy as well as community seamstress. Her meticulous handiwork was a model for younger sisters. In retirement Sister Margaret Mary volunteered at the Lighthouse for the Blind in White Plains and pursued her hobby of both oil and watercolor painting at the Westchester Art Workshop. Sister Alice Feeley, President of the Sisters of the Divine Compassion said, "Sr. Margaret Mary lived for more than 90 of her 100 years on the Good Counsel Campus, first as a student and then as a sister. Her varied contributions and ministry at Good Counsel were countless." Sister Margaret Mary is survived by her religious Sisters of the Divine Compassion and her nephew, Robert Walter of Clearwater, FL and her nieces, Joyce Miozzi of Cold Spring, NY and Edna Einhorn of Carmel, NY as well as countless friends who remained devoted to Sister through the years.
Sr. "Maggie May" at her Jubilee
Sr. Margaret Mary at 100!