Sister Henrietta Pagano, retired teacher, dies


Sister Henrietta Pagano, a member of the Religious Teachers Filippini who once taught at St. Joseph High School, Hammonton, died Aug. 22 at St. Joseph Hall, Villa Walsh, Morristown, N.J. She was 96.
In addition to St. Joseph, where she taught 1950-51, 1955-57 and 1966-69, Sister Henrietta taught at high schools in Trenton and Morristown, N.J.; Baltimore; Pennsylvania and Connecticut. She offered service as a telephone operator at Villa Walsh, the community’s motherhouse, 2004-09, and became a resident of the infirmary in 2011.
Born in Newark, N.J., Sister Henrietta entered the Religious Teachers Filippini in 1935. She received the habit in 1936 and made her religious profession in 1939.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 26 in the St. Lucy Chapel at Villa Walsh.
Sister Henrietta is survived by her sister, Sister Mary Pagano, MPF; her sister Nina Cuozzo and her husband Vincent; her nephews Vincent, Jr. and his wife Debbie, John Cuozzo and his wife Sharon; her nieces Jody Silva and her husband Joe, and Karen Rodriguez and her husband Gil, as well as grandnieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents, Fred and Margaret (Maggie) Uzzolino, her brothers Anthony and Alfred (Sonny), and her niece Margaret Ann Cuozzo Inneo.
Donations can be sent to the St. Joseph Infirmary, c/o Sister Ascenza Tizzano, MPF, Provincial Superior, Villa Walsh, 455 Western Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960-4928.