Sr. Eileen Barrett formerly known as Sr. Kevin, of Amherst, NY, passed away on February 15, 2020.
Beloved daughter of late Francis and Marie [Busch] Barrett. Loving sister of Mary Theresa (late Frank) Daigler and the late Jean (Walter) Leising, Florence Barrett, Francis Barrett, Ann (Thomas) Kramer, John and Joseph Barrett, sister-in-law of Jean Barrett. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces, nephews, great, great nieces, nephews and her sisters and associates in the community.
She was professed as a Sister of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity on August 1951.
She has B.S. from Daemen College (formerly Rosary Hill College.) She was a primary teacher in the following schools in the Western New York area: St. Anthony, Warsaw, St. Joseph, Gowanda, St. Ann's, St. Joachim's, St. Lawrence, Kolbe Catholic Regional, SS. Columba-Brigid Montessori, and Our Lady of Lebanon in Niagara Falls. She also taught in schools in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey and Columbus, Ohio.
Her family will be present on Tuesday from 1:00-4:30PM at Stella Niagara, 4421 Lower River Road, Stella Niagara,NY, with a short prayer service 4:30 PM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 5:00 p.m. in the Sister's Chapel.
Interment on Wednesday, at 10:00 AM in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Swormville, NY.
Flowers are gratefully declined.
Memorials may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis at Stella Niagara.
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