Sister M. Marcian Rotonno of the School Sisters of Notre Dame died Feb.
14, 2004, at the Lourdes Health Center in Wilton, Conn. She was 103.
Born in St. Patrick Parish, Rochester, she entered the congregation
in 1921, professing her final vows in 1931. She earned her bachelor’s
degree in chemistry and biology at the College of Notre Dame of
Maryland. In the Rochester Diocese, she served at Bishop Kearney High
School in Rochester as a teacher (1962-89) and administrative assistant
(1989-92), prior to her retirement in 1992.
She is survived by her nephew, Dr. Raymond (Berthe) Santirocco of
Rochester; grandnieces Laura Santirocco (Lawrence Davidson) of
Farmington; Carla (Toby) Clark of Perinton; Paula Santirocco (William
Goddard) of Ohio; special friends, Mr. and Mrs. Patrick Fox of
Rochester and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Caliendo of New Jersey.
Sister Rotonno’s funeral liturgy was celebrated on Feb. 18, 2004, in
the Provincial Motherhouse Chapel in Wilton with burial in St. Mary’s
Cemetery, Bethel, Conn.
Memorials may be sent to SSND Development Fund, Wilton, CT 06897.