Mass of Christian burial for Sister Mary Brigitta Sus, who in her 70 years as a member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame cooked and baked for the religious order, will be offered at 10 a.m. today in the chapel of Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles St.
Sister Brigitta died there Thursday of heart failure. She was 86.
From 1953 to 1987, the native of Poland was a cook and baker at the convent of the Institute of Notre Dame, the Roman Catholic high school for girls in East Baltimore. She moved to Villa Assumpta when she retired.
Her first assignment in this country, between 1932 and 1934, was also at the East Baltimore convent. Then she moved to a convent in Roxbury, Mass., where she remained until 1953.
Born Mary Sus, Sister Brigitta entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Poland in 1922. From 1928 to 1932, she was a cook at the motherhouse of the Polish province of her order.
C7 Her survivors include a brother, Jan Sus of Poland.