Obituary for Sister Ita Duffy, CSJP
Sister Ita Duffy, CSJP, 98, died peacefully at St. Michael Villa, Englewood Cliffs on March 25, 2018. She was born on May 6, 1919 in County Roscommon, Ireland, to the late Michael Duffy and Elizabeth (Gill) Duffy.
Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace at St. Michael Villa Novitiate, Englewood Cliffs, NJ on April 12, 1937 and pronounced final vows there on September 8, 1942.
Sister Ita ministered in the following assignments: St. James School, Penns Grove, NJ; St. Mary’s School, Lansdale, PA; Barbara Givernaud Orphanage, No. Bergen, NJ; St. Luke’s School, Ho-ho-kus, NJ; San Isidro High School and Holy Cross High School in Bukidnon, Philippines and St. Joseph Magazine Office, Jersey City, NJ. She retired to St. Michael Villa in 1998.
Sister was pre-deceased by her brother Patrick Duffy and sisters, Agnes Duffy, Ann Connolly, Winifred O’Gorman, and Delia Duffy.
Visitation will be held on March 27, 2018 from 2-6 PM at St. Michael Villa, 399 Hudson Terrace, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Wake Service will be at 6 PM. Liturgy of Christian Burial will be on March 28, 2018 at 9:30 AM in St. Michael Villa
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 Funeral Director, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford, NJ.