In Memoriam: Sister Theresina Scully, CP

Sister Theresina Scully, C.P., a sister of the Cross and Passion, died peacefully on March 24, 2023, at Bayview at Scalabrini in North Kingstown, R.I.  Born Geraldine Scully in Hartford, Connecticut she was the daughter of the late James and Elizabeth (Mangan) Scully. She was a graduate of St. Brigid’s School and Northwest Catholic High School in Connecticut

As a community member Sister Theresina held many leadership positions within the Congregation. As a noted educator in the Diocese of Providence, she constantly challenged her students to be their best.  She served as Vice Principal of Prout High School. She was the Principal of Bishop McVinney School in Providence where she received the NCEA award for her Innovative Life Skills Program ranking Bishop McVinney in the top 25 most innovative elementary schools in the country.  Sister last served as Administrator of Our Lady of Calvary Retreat House in Farmington CT.

Sister is survived by her brother James (Noreen) and sister, Patricia Scully, as well as her nephew, James, and niece, Kristen (Randall), and their children.  She is predeceased by her brother, John.

Date of Death
March 24, 2023

March 30, 2023
Visitation will be held in the church one hour preceding the Funeral Mass (10 am -11 am) at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 114 High Street, Wakefield, RI.

March 30, 2023
St. Francis of Assisi Church, 114 High Street, Wakefield, RI.


March 30, 2023
St. Francis Cemetery
Peacedale, RI

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sisters of the Cross and Passion Retirement fund.
P.O. Box 17372, Smithfield, R.I. 02917.

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