Sister M. Agnes Frances Slater, I.H.M., died March 28 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, in the 73rd year of her religious life. She was 92 years old.
Born in Philadelphia, she entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1944 from Incarnation Parish in Philadelphia, and professed her vows in 1947.
Sister Agnes Frances taught in elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and in the Dioceses of Arlington and Metuchen, N.J.
Before her last assignment to the Apostolate of Prayer in Camilla Hall, Sister Agnes Frances served for many years in hospital ministry at Thomas Jefferson and Frankford Hospitals.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall on April 2. The celebrant and homilist was Father John O’Hara and the concelebrants were Father Daniel Swift, Father John Kolodziej, O.S.F.S. and Msgr. Joseph Logrip.
In addition to her congregation, Sister Agnes Frances is survived by her sister, Mary Katherine Meisner, and many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grand-nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents Raymond and Agnes Cush Slater, and her sisters, Sister Mary Natalie Slater, I.H.M., Sister Mary of Peace Slater, I.H.M., Rose McKnight (Robert), and Catherine Augustine.
Help keep Catholic media free, support CatholicPhilly.com
You may have noticed “pay walls” greeting you when you visit the websites of newspapers and magazines, both large and small. These mechanisms allow you to read a few articles for free before you’ve got to pay an annual fee if you want to see more.
You won’t find a pay wall on CatholicPhilly.com because we’re more than a news organization. We’re informing, inspiring and forming readers in the Catholic faith every day through the news, features and commentaries that we post on this site and share across social media.
It costs money to provide high-quality coverage of the local Catholic communities we primarily serve, while also distributing national and world news of interest to Catholics, plus the orthodox teachings of the Catholic faith.
Help us in this mission by making a single gift of $40, $50, $100, or more. Your gift will strengthen the fabric of our entire Catholic community.
Make your donation by check:
222 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Or by credit card here: