Sister Lois Marie Sivero, CSJ
Sister Lois Marie Sivero, CSJ, 98, died Tuesday, October 4, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House, Latham. She had been a Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet for the past 80 years.
Sister Lois was born in Schenectady on June 15, 1918, daughter of the late Ernest and Louise Malerba Sivero. After attending Nott Terrace High School in Schenectady, she entered the novitiate of the Sisters of St. Joseph on August 15, 1936 and professed final vows on August 15, 1942. Sister Lois completed her undergraduate studies in education at The College of Saint Rose and her graduate studies in education at Mt. St. Joseph’s College, Buffalo. For 46 years, Sister Lois taught in schools in the Albany and Syracuse Dioceses, including 24 years at St. James School, Albany. In addition, she served for 18 years as a driver at St. Joseph’s Provincial House.
Contributions in Sister Lois’ memory may be made to the Development Office of the Sisters of St. Joseph, 385 Watervliet-Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110.