Sister Barbara Ann Brzeczko, F.S.S.J., former St. Casimir teacher and principal, dies

April 03, 2017
 
By Catholic Review Staff
 
A funeral Mass for Franciscan Sister of St. Joseph Barbara Ann Brzeczko was offered Dec. 19, 2016, at Immaculate Conception Convent in Hamburg, N.Y. Sister Barbara Ann died Dec. 16; she was 79.

Born in Baltimore in 1937, Sister Barbara Ann professed her first vows in 1959. She earned a bachelor’s degree from what is now Westfield (Mass.) State University and a master’s degree from what is now Loyola University Maryland.

Sister Barbara Ann ministered in education for 44 years in Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Alabama and Baltimore, at St. Casimir Catholic School, where she would go on to serve as principal during the Canton school’s iteration as Father Kolbe School.

Sister Barbara Ann served as pastoral minister of St. Brigid Parish, also in Canton, starting in 2003.

She moved to the Franciscan Sisters of St. Joseph Motherhouse in Hamburg in 2007, joining the sisters at the Colette Hilbert Care Community.

Sister Barbara Ann was buried at St. Stanislaus Cemetery in Baltimore.

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