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Maura Ruth O'Friel, 53, New Rochelle Resident

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – Maura Ruth O'Friel, of New Rochelle, died Monday, March 7. She was 53.

She was born in 1962 in Mansfield, Ohio. She attended the Ursuline School of New Rochelle and received her bachelor's degree from Providence College in Rhode Island in marketing and an associate's degree from Wood Tobe-Coburn School in New York in fashion merchandising.

Her successful career pursuits spanned from Manhattan to Boynton Beach, Fla. She returned to Westchester to enjoy being close to her family and quietly support various organizations of charitable works.

In addition to her sister, Colleen O'Friel, she is survived by her parents, Patricia and Mark J. O'Friel; her sisters, Sheila O'Friel and Aileen Fitzpatrick (Christopher); her brother, Brendan O'Friel (Jennie); her sister-in-law, Jane O'Friel; her aunt, Sister Sheila O'Friel; and her dear friend, Gene DelBorgo.

She was predeceased by a brother, Brian.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday at 11 a.m. at St. Augustine's Church, 18 Cherry Ave., Larchmont.

Gifts in her memory can be made to the Ursuline Provincialate in New Rochelle or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital .

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