Sister Roberta Ann Bucci
Sister Roberta Ann Bucci
Sister Roberta Ann Bucci, a Dominican Sister of Hope, died Feb. 17 in St. Mary Assisted Living Facility on the campus of Morris Hall, Lawrenceville. She was 94.

Born in Camden, Sister Roberta Ann entered the novitiate of the Dominican Sisters of Newburgh, N.Y., Sept. 8, 1956; made her first profession June 13, 1958, and final profession Aug. 21, 1961. She held a bachelor of arts degree in education from Mount St. Mary College, Newburgh.

Sister Roberta Ann spent nearly 40 years in the Catholic education ministry serving in schools in Connecticut, New York and New Jersey. In the Trenton Diocese she taught in St. Mary School, Middletown, and for 27 years in St. Joseph School, Toms River. In retirement, she served as a clerical assistant and provided congregational services at the Center of Hope in Ossining, N.Y. She lived in Lawrenceville for the past nine years.

Because of COVID-19 restrictions a funeral Mass will be held at a later date. Burial was Feb. 24 at the Dominican Sisters Cemetery at Mariandale, Ossining.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Development Office of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, 299 North Highland Ave., Ossining, N.Y. 10562.