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February 23, 1994

Sister Antonia


Sister Antonia Madden, D.C., a retired first-grade teacher, died Sunday of pneumonia at Villa St. Michael, a retirement home for members of her order in Emmitsburg. She was 84.

Sister Antonia retired in 1975 after having taught at St. Charles Borromeo School in Pikesville since 1966. She moved to Villa St. Michael two years later.

She had also taught at schools in Petersburg and Richmond in Virginia and in Greensboro, N.C.

The former Helen Madden was born in Baltimore where she graduated from St. John's School and High School. She entered the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul in 1932 and was a graduate of St. Joseph's College in Emmitsburg.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 11 a.m. today at the Basilica of the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Anne Seton in Emmitsburg.

Survivors include a sister, Jean Hoeck of Baltimore.

Sister Rosewin

Longtime teacher, 97

Sister Mary Rosewin Tewey, S.S.N.D., who taught in schools in Westminster, Forest Hill, Baltimore and communities outside the state, died Sunday of heart failure at the Maria Health Center at Villa Assumpta, the motherhouse of her order. She was 97.

Sister Rosewin retired in 1971 as a teacher at St. John's School in Westminster. She had been on the faculty there since 1968 and from 1954 to 1959.

Generally teaching fifth, sixth or seventh grade, she also taught at Mount Calvary School in Forest Hill from 1959 until 1968 and at St. Michael's School in Baltimore from 1940 to 1954. She also taught in Pittsburgh, Hollidaysburg, Pa., New York City and Short Hills, N.J.

She was born Laura Theresa Tewey in Baltimore and graduated from Our Lady of Good Counsel School. She worked for a finance company before joining the School Sisters of Notre Dame in 1920.

She attended Holy Angels Academy in Fort Lee, N.J., and graduated from Notre Dame College.

After her retirement, she lived in the convent in Westminster for several years before moving to what was then the order's retirement home in Glen Arm and then to the health care center at the motherhouse.

A Mass of Christian burial will be offered at 10 a.m. today in the chapel of Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles St., Towson.

Her survivors include a brother, Edward Tewey of Perry Hall.

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