Sister Ann Mildred Brown

October 18, 1918 - November 3, 2012

Sister Ann Mildred Brown, OP of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, Ossining, NY, died November 3, 2012 at the Wartburg in Mt. Vernon, NY. She was 94 years of age. The daughter of the late Ernest Lebrun (Brown) and Josephine Duquette Brown. She was born Oct. 18, 1918, in Plattsburgh, NY.

Sister Ann Mildred entered the novitiate of the Dominican Sisters of Fall River, Mass., on Feb. 2, 1937, made her First Profession Aug. 20, 1938, and Final Profession Aug. 20, 1941. Sister Ann Mildred taught at Dominican Academy in Fall River, Mass. from 1939-47 in the elementary school, and from 1953-58 and 1966-71 in the high school. She taught at St. Peter's elementary and High School in Plattsburgh, NY, from 1947-53 and from 1959-66. From 1958-59, she taught religious education in Chateauguay, N.Y. From 1971-76, she taught at Bishop Gerrard High School in Fall River, Mass. From 1976-78, she taught at Mt. Assumption High School in Plattsburgh, N.Y. From 1980-87, she worked in pastoral care at Morton Hospital in Taunton, Mass. From 1987-90, she was a library assistant at Bristol Community College in Fall River, Mass. From 1990-95, she served in congregation administration and as archivist for the Dominican Sisters in Fall River, Mass. In 1996, she moved to Plattsburgh, NY, and in 2003 she moved to Newburgh Center of Hope. She resided at the Wartburg in Mt. Vernon, NY since 2009.

Sister Ann Mildred is survived by a sister, Gladys Champagne, of North Port, Fl and many nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by 11 siblings.

There will be a Vigil Service at Ossining Center of Hope, Mariandale, at 10:15 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 9th followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. She will be buried at the sister's cemetery at Mariandale in Ossining.

Donations in Sister Ann's memory can be made to The Dominican Sisters of Hope Development Office, 299 Highland Avenue, Ossining, NY, 10562-2327. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Dorsey Funeral Home, 14 Emwilton Place, Ossining, New York.

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