Sister Lucille Nalbone MPF - Catholic Courier

Sister Lucille Nalbone MPF

Religious Teachers of Filippini Sister Lucille Nalbone, 74, who served in Rochester and Watkins Glen, at St. Joseph Hall Infirmary at Villa Walsh in Morristown, N.J., on Aug. 16, 2007, after a long illness.

Born in Trenton, N.J., Sister Nalbone entered the order in 1947. She earned an associate’s degree in elementary education from Villa Walsh Junior College in New Jersey; a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the College of Notre Dame in Baltimore; and a master’s degree in pastoral ministry from St. Joseph College in West Hartford, Conn.

She served as principal and teacher at schools in Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, New Hampshire and taught religious education at a parish in New Jersey and at St. Mary of the Lake Parish in Watkins Glen.

She was pastoral minister at St. Andrew Parish in Rochester as well as at parishes in New York and New Jersey. She also served the order as its local superior for 17 years and one year as director of novices and postulants.

Sister Nalbone is survived by her sister, Jeanette Vilar of Rochester, and a brother, Sal Nalbone of Webster, as well as her sisters in the congregation.

Her funeral Mass was held Aug. 18, 2007, at Villa Walsh in Morristown, N.J. Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph Hall Infirmary, care of Sister Ascenza Tizzano, Villa Walsh, 455 Western Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960.

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