SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - It couldn't have been a happier 90th birthday observance this weekend for former Mercy Medical Center president, Sister Mary Caritas.
During her tenure from 1977 to 1993, she had advocated the development of a comprehensive Cancer Center.
Her birthday observance included the announcement of the 15 million dollar expansion of the Cancer Center that had been named in her honor
“Ten years ago the day after my birthday, we broke ground for an expansion of the cancer center. And here it is ten years later, another big birthday and it's time to move along again and expand once again,” said Caritas.
Sister Caritas told 22News, she will continue to be involved in the development and further expansion of the Cancer Center at Mercy Medical Center.