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“I was stationed with Sister Anthony Mary at St. Augustine School, "way back when". She was a dedicated teacher, hard worker and spared no sacrifice...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Mary Ann (Fitzgerald) Lally - CT

“Sister Anthony and I became friends immediately! We worked together for a few years and helped each other laugh continuously! She was a joy and a...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Jane Andrews - East Hartford, CT

“Fond memories of Sister's dedication, devotion and compassion. Sincere condolences. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Brian Skehan '70 Immaculate Conception School

“To the Scholsky Family, Please accept our heartfelt condolences on the loss of Sister Anthony Mary. You are in our thoughts and prayers during this...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Steve Kumnick, Office of Alumni Relations, University of Saint J - CT

“Our heartfelt sympathies in this, your time of grief. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home - CT


Sister Anthony Mary Scholsky of the Sisters of Mercy died peacefully on Saturday March 28 at St. Mary Home, West Hartford. The daughter of Sigmund and Mary Wysocki Scholsky, Sister was born on Oct. 18,1927 in Hazardville, CT but grew up in Manchester. Sister entered the Sisters of Mercy on June 27, 1948; she professed religious vows on January 2, 1951. She earned both B.S. and M.A degrees in Education from University of St. Joseph, then St. Joseph College. Sister Anthony Mary enjoyed a successful and fruitful ministry teaching her parish elementary and diocesan high school her many interests, such as jewelry making, miniaturist art, historic comic books and students for more than 40 years throughout the three Catholic dioceses in CT. Among partly due to her background in American history and social studies, Sister Anthony Mary developed a hobby involving antiques, locating and adeptly identifying authentic American furniture and object d'art at week end shows and yard sales. Her desire to teach and serve led Sister to a new ministry called Project Hope to assist high school drop outs for G.E.D. classes in Hartford. In, 1993 Sister became its administer until her retirement in June of 2001. Not content with retirement, with Mercy service, her hallmark of strength, Sister volunteered in several parishes for the next decade, providing another kind of hope and peace to the often frail parish elderly. Sister is predeceased by her revered brother, Rev. Martin Scholsky, sister Rita Jaworski and niece Christine. She is survived by her brother Walter (Marjorie) Scholsky, several nephews, nieces, grandnieces, grandnephews and her Mercy family. Her life will be celebrated with a Mass of the Resurrection on Tuesday March 31, 2015 at 3:00 p.m. in St. Mary Home Chapel 2021 Albany Ave., West Hartford. Calling hours will precede the funeral Mass from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Burial will be on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. in St. James Cemetery, Manchester. Those wishing to make a donation in Sister Anthony Mary's memory are invited to consider Sisters of Mercy, 55 East Cedar St. Newington, CT 06111. Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, West Hartford has care of the arrangements. For online condolences and directions please visit www.taylorandmodeen.com