Sister Eileen McCarthy, of the School Sisters of Notre Dame, a former teacher and family caregiver, died in her sleep July 23, in Cleveland, Ohio, where she was participating in the National Senior Olympics. She was 81.
She is mourned by family members, friends, and her community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame, the SSND reported on Monday. On May 4, Sister Eileen celebrated her 60 anniversary of religious profession with her “crowd” at Villa Notre Dame on Belden Hill Road. She was principal at Our Lady of Fatima School in Wilton from 1975 to 1978.