June 27, 1945 – July 30, 2023
Sister Anne Margaret Carmody, (also known as Sister Paul Ann), age 78, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross, died on Sunday, July 30, 2023 at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Sister Anne Margaret was born on June 27, 1945 in Sturgeon Bay, WI, daughter of the late Paul and Ann (McCarty) Carmody. She entered the convent in 1963, professed her vows in 1966, and celebrated her Golden Jubilee in 2014.
Sister Anne Margaret earned a Bachelor Degree in Theology from Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, a Master Degree in Pastoral Studies from Loyola University, Chicago, IL, and a Master Degree in Social Work from the University of WI, Milwaukee. She served as an elementary school teacher at Holy Angels, Darboy, St. Jude, Green Bay, St. Mary, Bear Creek, St. Isidore, Osman, Holy Trinity, Casco, St. Francis of Assisi, Gallup, N.M., Gallup/McKinley School, N.M. She served as a Recovery Educator at Mesilla Valley Hospital, Gallup, N.M., and a Program Service Coordinator and Resident Manager for the S.E.T. Ministry in Milwaukee.
She also served in Green Bay as a volunteer at St. Vincent de Paul, a case worker at St. John Shelter, a support staff at House of Hope, and volunteer at Wellspring. She had a great compassion for the poor and needy. She was passionate about treating all persons justly and with dignity. She knew how to make connections and provide the services needed.
Survivors include the Sisters of St. Francis of the Holy Cross and Associates; sister: Kathleen Kaye, Brookfield; brother: Frank (Sue), Green Bay; nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.
Preceding her in death were her parents: Paul and Ann; sister, Barbara, who died in infancy; Joan Peterson, Eunice Longo; brothers: Michael, William, Robert; sisters-in-law: Peggy Carmody, Rita Carmody; brothers-in-law: Leon Chametski, Melvin Londo, Alvin Peterson, Norbert Kaye.
Visitation will take place at St. Francis Convent, 3110 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay on Friday, August 4, 9:00am-10:30am. The Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30am with Father David McElroy, O.Praem officiating. The Burial Service will be in the St. Francis Convent Cemetery following the Mass.
The Sisters of St. Francis and the family of Sister Anne Margaret wish to express their gratitude to the nursing staff at St. Francis Convent, Grancare Nursing Center, St. Mary and St. Vincent Hospitals for their loving care and support.