Sr. Mary Patricia Meiklejohn, O.S.U.
December 24, 1929 – November 15, 2012
On November 15, 2012, Sister Mary Patricia Meiklejohn, formerly known as Sister Mary William, died at Sound Shore Medical Center in New Rochelle.
Mary Pat entered the Ursulines in 1956, and she made her vows in 1959. Her years of service were given to teaching in elementary schools.
In 1961 she began teaching at Blessed Sacrament School in New Rochelle. She went on to teach at parochial schools in the Bronx and Middletown, NY; she also taught at The Ursuline School in New Rochelle.
She became Assistant Superior at the Marian Residence in New Rochelle in 1991 to 1994. Mary Pat held a BS from the University of New Hampshire and an MA from Manhattan College. She loved the outdoors and camping.
Born to Odianna Portier and William Meikelhohn in New Hampshire on December 24, 1929, she was one of 11 children, all deceased except for her brother Rev. Norman Meiklejohn. He offered the Mass of Christian Burial for her at the Province Center Chapel.