Sister Mary Stanislaus Blankemeyer, I.H.M., died Dec. 16 in Chester County Hospital in the 73rd year of her religious life. She was 92 years old.
Born in Philadelphia, Sister Mary Stanislaus entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1943 from St. Laurence Parish, Highland Park, and professed her vows in 1946.
She served in the elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Diocese of Arlington. She retired to Camilla Hall in 2007.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, on Dec. 21, 2016. Father William E. Dean was the celebrant and homilist. Msgr. Joseph Logrip was a concelebrant.
Sister Mary Stanislaus is survived by members of her religious community and by her sister-in-law, Concetta (Robert), and many loving nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grand-nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents, Vincent and Anna McGarrity Blankemeyer, her brothers Harry (Peggy), Paul (Lynn), William (Sally), Francis (Eileen) and her sisters Sister Anna Cecilia, S.N.D., Sister Paul Bernard, I.H.M., Clare (Richard) Flackler and Cecilia Blankemeyer.