MMC Community Mourns Loss of Sister Teresita Fay, RSHM, Ph.D.

October 25, 2014
The Marymount Manhattan College community mourns the loss of Sister Teresita Fay, RSHM, Ph.D., a dedicated and loyal member of the College’s Board of Trustees.

The Funeral Arrangements for Sr. Teresita Fay will be held at Marymount Convent, 32 Warren Avenue, Tarrytown.

Reception of the body

Monday, November 3rd  at 2:30 pm

Visitation and Vigil Service

Monday, November 3rd  from 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Mass of Christian Burial

Tuesday, November 4th  at 11:00 a.m.

We are united with Sr. Teresita’s family, and all of our sisters as we mourn her loss and rejoice in her new life with God. 


About Sister Teresita Fay

Sr. Teresita Fay, RSHM, Ph.D. worked for Arthur Andersen & Co. for 20 years, where she served as Director of Internal and Client Training for Performance Management, Strategic Planning, Change, Stress, Time Management, and Relationship Building, and was promoted to Arthur Andersen & Co. Principal. 

Before working at Arthur Andersen, Sr. Teresita held several teaching and administrative positions in elementary, secondary, and higher education, including Assistant Professor of American Literature at Marymount Manhattan College, Headmistress of the Marymount School of New York, and Assistant Professor of Contemporary World Literature at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. 

Since her retirement from Arthur Andersen & Co., Sr. Teresita has engaged in consulting work with small and not-for-profit organizations.  She served on the Board of Columba Kavanagh House, a not-for-profit organization in Harlem; and in 2012, she was elected to the Board of the Marymount School in New York City.  Sr. Teresita completed her undergraduate degree at Marymount College in Tarrytown; holds MA degrees from Hunter College in English, American, and World Literature; and obtained her Ph.D. from Purdue University in Contemporary Thought and Literature. 

Elected to the Marymount Manhattan College Board of Trustees in May 2010, Sr. Teresita was Co-Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee and served on the Executive, Student Affairs, and Trustees Committees.