Sister Brigid Marie Mcllearney, S.B.S., died May 8 at St. Michael Hall, the motherhouse in Bensalem. She was born Veronica Bernice in Toronto, Canada, on Dec. 11, 1922.

Sister Brigid entered the convent in 1944. In 1945, she became a novice and was given the name, Sister Mary Brigid Marie. She made her first vows in 1947 and professed her perpetual vows at the motherhouse in Bensalem in 1952.

Sister Brigid attended grade and high school in Detroit, Mich. As a sister she attended Villanova University, where she received her bachelor of science degree in education. She taught in schools in several other states. In 2007, Sister Brigid returned to St. Michael Hall where she remained until her death.

A wake service was held May 15 in St. Michael Chapel, and her funeral Mass and burial took place on May 16 at the motherhouse.