Mother Mary Elizabeth Coyne, 91, dies, served 70 years in religious life

Mother Mary Elizabeth Coyne, a Dominican Sister of the Perpetual Rosary who served 70 years in religious life, died April 12 at age 91.

Mother Mary Elizabeth, born Frances Patricia Coyne, lived at the Monastery of the Perpetual Rosary in Camden from 1941 to 1952 and from 1965 to 2011. She lived in the order’s monastery in Syracuse, N.Y., from 1952 to 1965.

She held numerous positions at both monasteries. She was elected prioress of the monastery in Camden in March.

Her funeral Mass was April 16 at the monastery in Camden. Many priests from the Diocese of Camden attended. She was buried in the monastery vault.

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