Sister Mary Dolora Luptak, F.D.C entered her eternal reward on November 15, 2011. Baptised in the Lutheran religion of her father, Sister Dolora became a Catholic and at the age of 18 entered the Daughters of Dicing Charity, Her parents were at first opposed to her decision, but relented when she threatened to enter a more severe congregations and venture to treat lepers!
Sister Dolora began her teaching career in elementary schools staffed by the Daughters of Divine Charity in New Jersey, Indiana, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Ohio, and Michigan. In 1967, she came to St. Joseph Hill Academy in Staten Island and began her career as a high school teacher. Sister specialized in Social Studies for many years.
Ever the adventurer, Sister Dolora led her students on unforgettable academic trips. One year Sister Dolora spent time with students in Kenya. She also ventured as far as Hong Kong to participate in a cultural and historical workshop with colleagues.