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Obituary for Sister Therese Higgins, CSJ

February 24, 2010

Sister Therese Higgins, CSJ, (Sister St. Theresa) A beloved member of the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston for 63 years, died February 21, 2010. Daughter of the late James and Margaret (Lennon) Higgins. Sister of the late James Higgins and Virginia Burke. Survived by her two sisters, Margaret Kinsman of Florida and Dorothy Higgins McGrath of Boston. Sister is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and great grandnephews. Formerly missioned as a teacher at St. Mary, West Quincy; and as a founding faculty member at Fontbonne Academy, Milton. Sister Therese was an Associate Professor at Regis College and then served for 18 years as President of Regis. She also served on the Leadership Team as Area Councilor for the Sisters of St. Joseph. Visiting hours at Holy Family Chapel, Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse, 637 Cambridge Street, Brighton, MA, Thursday, February 25, 2010,3:00 - 6:00 pm. Vigil Service at 6:00 p.m. Funeral Mass Friday, February 26, 2010 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at St. Patrick Cemetery, Natick. Arrangements by Norton Funeral Home, Framingham. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Margaret Higgins Scholarship Fund c/o Regis College, 235 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA 02493 or to the Sisters of Saint Joseph, c/o Mission Advancement, 637 Cambridge St., Brighton, MA 02135

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