Sister Mary Regina Caulfield, S.C.


Sister Mary Regina Caulfield, S.C., who served at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx, died Sept. 2 at Kittay Senior Apartments in the Bronx. She was 90.

Sister Mary Regina was a patient advocate and then director of volunteers and chaplaincy at Lincoln Hospital, 1979-1997. She was associate director of community and public affairs at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center, the Bronx, 1997-2007.

She served at Kittay Senior Apartments, the Bronx, 2014-2019, and Mary the Queen Convent, Yonkers, 2011-2014.

Sister Mary Regina was at St. John Vianney, the Bronx, as director of religious education, 1972-1979 and as a teacher, 1971-1972. She taught at Blessed Sacrament, the Bronx, 1965-1971; Elizabeth Seton Academy, Yonkers, 1963-1965; and SS. Peter and Paul, the Bronx, 1952-1958. She also served in the Bahamas.

Born in the Bronx, she entered the Sisters of Charity of New York in 1949 and professed final vows in 1957.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the College of Mount St. Vincent, the Bronx, and a master’s in theology from Manhattan College, the Bronx.

Her sister, Theresa Gilmartin, survives her.

A Funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 6 in the Mount St. Vincent Convent Assembly Room. Burial was in St. Joseph Cemetery, Yonkers.


No comments on this story | Please log in to comment by clicking here
Please log in or register to add your comment