Obituary for Sr. Nora Therese Molyneux, CSJP
Sister Nora, CSJP, aka Sr. Columcille, 87 yrs old, died peacefully at St. Michael Villa on July 13, 2017. She was born on November 22, 1929 in Ballyegan, Lisselton, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland, to the late Thomas Molyneux and Mary O’Carroll Molyneux.
Sister Nora entered the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace in Cabra, County Down, Northern Ireland on September 26, 1944. She pronounced Final Vows at St. Michael Novitiate, Englewood Cliffs, NJ on February 2, 1952.
Sister Nora graduated from Holy Name Hospital School of Nursing with an R.N., from Seton Hall University with a B.S. in nursing; and from St. Louis University with an M.S. in Hospital Administration.
Sister served in Province Leadership; and held the following positions in New Jersey: nurse in Holy Name Hospital, Teaneck; Nursing Supervisor, St. James Hospital, Newark; Assistant Administrator at Holy Name and St. James Hospital; Co-acting Administrator and then Administrator at Holy Name Hospital; Coordinator at St. Michael Villa Senior Sisters’ Residence, Englewood Cliffs; Administrative Assistant at Bergen Pines Hospital, Paramus and then at Holy Name Hospital; and finally as Vice-President with a focus on quality patient care at Holy Name Hospital. She retired to St. Michael Villa in 2013.
Sister was pre-deceased by her brothers Sylvester, John and James and sister Mary. She is survived by her brother Timothy Molyneux, Ireland; nephews Tom Molyneux and Noel Molyneux, Ireland, and nieces Siobhan Ann Hazelwood, England and Norrie Molyneux, Jersey City, NJ.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 from 2-6 PM at St. Michael Villa, 399 Hudson Terrace, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Liturgy of Christian Burial will be on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 9:30 AM in St. Michael Villa Chapel. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, Shalom Center, 399 Hudson Terrace, Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632-2806.
Arrangements made by Angelo G. Mania, AGM Services, Rutherford, NJ.