Sister Maureen Joseph, I.H.M., formerly Marie Caranci, died July 16 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, in the 65th year of her religious life. She was 89 years old.
Born in Philadelphia, Sister Maureen entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1948 from St. Nicholas of Tolentine Parish, Philadelphia, and professed her vows in 1948.
She taught in grade schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Diocese of Savannah, Ga., and in Lima, Peru. She also served at Archbishop Wood High School, Warminster; York Catholic High School in York, Pa.; Norfolk Catholic High School in Virginia; and Immaculata High School in Somerville, N.J.
The funeral Mass was celebrated July 12 at Camilla Hall. Father William E. Dean was the celebrant and homilist. Interment followed in the Immaculata Cemetery.
In addition to the members of her Religious Community, Sister Maureen is survived by nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces.
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