Sister Mary Loughrey, I.H.M.
Sister Mary Loughrey, I.H.M., formerly Sister William Maureen, died on Oct. 5, 2008 at Camilla Hall, Immaculata. She was born in Philadelphia to the late William and Anna Marie Hallinan. She entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1952 and professed her first vows in 1955. She later went on to teach at elementary and secondary schools for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the dioceses of Harrisburg, Pa. and Metuchen, N.J. Over the past five years, her primary ministry was prayer at Camilla Hall. She was predeceased by her parents, William and Anna Maria Hallinan, and her brother, William. The funeral Mass was celebrated on Oct. 9 at Camilla Hall. Interment followed at Immaculata Cemetery. She is survived by her sisters, Rita, Nora, Marguerite, Sarah, Julia and Anne; her brother, John; and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnephews, grandnieces and the members of her religious community.
Sister Charles Borromeo Harvey
Sister Charles Borromeo Harvey, I.H.M., formerly Margaret Harvey, died on Oct. 4, 2008 at Chester County Hospital in West Chester. She was born in Pottsville to the late Charles and Hilda Hipple. She entered the congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1939 and professed her vows in 1942. She taught at elementary and secondary schools in Archdiocese of Philadelphia and Miami, Fl. She also served in Lima, Peru, and South America for 12 years. From 1977 until her retirement, she taught at Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington, Va. She is predeceased by her parents; two brothers, Norman and Charles; and a sister, Alice. The funeral Mass was celebrated on Oct. 8. She is survived by her nieces, nephews and the members of her religious community.
Father Louis Mesko
Father Louis Mesko, Sch. P., died on Oct. 4, 2008. He was the last living co-founder of Devon Preparatory School. He was born in Baja, Hungary and was the son of Zoltan and Margit Mesko. He was ordained in Budapest in 1936. His ministry over the past 74 years took him from his native Hungary to Germany, Spain, Cuba and the United States. He also served as a member of the Piarist Fathers community at Devon Prep until the time of his death.