Catholic Transcript Magazine of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford Connecticut

Monday, May 21, 2018

WATERBURY – Sister Elizabeth Hart, a member of the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, died on July 12, 2011, in Waterbury.

Born April 23, 1916, in Stamford, she was the daughter of John and Jane (McNamara) Hart. She entered the Sisters of Mercy on July 2, 1934, and was professed on Jan. 2, 1937.

She received an advanced certificate in religious studies and both a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Arts degree in Latin from St. Joseph College in West Hartford.

Over her lifetime she taught at many schools throughout the state, including at St. Margaret in Waterbury, St. Francis in New Haven, St. Mary in New Britain, the former Mount St. Joseph Academy in West Hartford and St. Paul Catholic High School in Bristol.

Sister Elizabeth is survived by her twin sister, M. Esther Hart of Stamford, and the sisters of her community. She was predeceased by her brothers, John R. and Harry J. Hart.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on July 15 at St. Mary Home in West Hartford. Burial was the next morning in St. Mary Cemetery in West Hartford.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the Sisters of Mercy, 55 E. Cedar St., Newington, CT 06111.