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Marguerite Frances Waite

Marguerite Frances Waite, American hospital administrator. Joined Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph, Roman Catholic Church, 1960. Named Woman of Year, Greater Waterbury Young Women’s Christian Association, 1991; recipient Community Service award Mattatuck Community College, 1991.


  • Waite, Marguerite Frances was born on April 18, 1938 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Daughter of Frank Howard and Ruth Elizabeth (Johnson) Waite.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, St. Joseph College, 1965. Master of Health Administration, St. Louis University, 1972.


    • Nursing supervisor St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, Hartford, Connecticut, 1965-1970. Administrative resident Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, 1971-1972. Assistant administrator St. Joseph Medical Center, Stamford, Connecticut, 1972-1976.

      Associate administrator St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, 1976-1986, president, chief executive officer, from 1986. Board directors, secretary Slocum Corporation, Waterbury, Northeast Hospital Network, Hartford. Board directors St. Mary's Hospital Corporation, Webster Finance Corporation, Waterbury, First Federal Savings, Waterbury.

    Major achievements

    • Joined Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph, Roman Catholic Church, 1960.


    Board directors, vice chairman United Way Canada Naugatuck Valley, Waterbury, since 1988. Board directors Sacred Heart High School, Waterbury, since 1989. Fellow American College Health Care Executives.

    Member Connecticut Hospital Association (board directors 1987-1989), New England Conference Catholic Health Care Association, Catholic Health Care Association United States, Greater Waterbury C. of Chamber (board directors since 1990), St. Louis University Alumni Association, Waterbury Club.



    Fly, stream and deep sea fishing, walking, photography.


    • father: Frank Howard Waite
    • mother: Ruth Elizabeth (Johnson) Waite
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    Died April 11, 2008
    (aged 69)