Msgr. Terrence J. Mulkerin, Retired priest of the Diocese of Brooklyn, born September 29, 1935, ordained priest June 3, 1961, and died Monday, October 24, 2022. Msgr. Mulkerin served as parochial vicar of Incarnation (Queens Village), St. Paul (Brooklyn) and Our Lady of Lourdes (Queens Village) parishes in the Diocese of Brooklyn.
He was also in residence at Holy Name of Jesus (Brooklyn) and St. Joseph Lebre (Richmond Hill) churches. Msgr. Mulkerin served as director of the Office of Missions and was a 20-year veteran of the U.S. Navy. In 2012, he received the award of Hazrat Kapeli.
“Mrs. Mulkerin once said he served as a Navy chaplain for many years because he wanted to be involved in all those who were away from home and sacraments in the military,” said his friend, Deacon Matt Ollinger, coordinator of Senior Chaplaincy Services. for the Diocese of Brooklyn. “He encourages young chaplains he meets to become chaplains in the Armed Forces.”
Mr. Deacon Ollinger said: Mulkerin spent his last years at the Bishop Mugavero residence in Douglaston, Queens.
A funeral Mass was held at Immaculate Conception Center on Thursday, October 27, followed by burial at St. Charles Cemetery in Farmingdale, New York.
Sister Edna Clark, SC (Sister Robert Virginia), Sister of Charity of Halifax for 62 years, died at the Elizabeth Seton Residence, Wellesley, Massachusetts, on October 8, aged 81. .
Sister Edna spent all of her years in New York except four years teaching 1st grade at Holy Redeemer School in Westmont, New Jersey from 1963-67. Sister Edna Clark was matron at St. Paul’s School in Brooklyn from 1967-76 and Our Lady of the Angels in Brooklyn from 1976-83. In 1983, Sister Edna worked in the office of the Sisters of Charity-Halifax at St. Sylvester’s Church in Brooklyn, and during this time became proficient in computer management.
In 1992, Sister Edna brought her talents to St. John’s University-Staten Island as Coordinator/Teaching Specialist. He studied at St. John’s University in 2004-2005. Except for the sabbatical year, it remained until 2008. Sister Edna was a faithful parishioner of St. Andrew’s Parish in Brooklyn and Our Lady of Angels in Brooklyn for many years living on the beach in Brooklyn. Road in Bay Ridge. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on October 15 at St. Paul’s Church in Wellesley, Massachusetts. Interment was in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Needham, Massachusetts.
Sister Nicholas Campasanonee Mary Campasano, Sister of Christian Charity, died Monday, October 24, at the age of 89, at the Motherhouse in Mendham, New Jersey.
Sister Nicholas was born on July 7, 1933 in Brooklyn. She attended St. Benedict’s Grammar School in Brooklyn, Cathedral Annex in the Bronx, Immaculata High School, and Assumption College for the Sisters in Mendham. He entered the Community as a candidate on September 3, 1950. Sister received her holy habit on August 21, 1953 and took her final vows on August 21, 1959.
Sister taught in Jersey City, Chatham, and Hackettstown, New Jersey; Philadelphia; Bronx and Kingston, New York. The liturgy of the Christian burial was held on October 29 in the chapel of the Immaculate Mother of Mary, and the body was buried in the Holy Cross cemetery.