Sister Ann Sweeney, S.S.J. (formerly Sister Regina Muriel), age 85, died Aug. 11 at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown. She was in the 66th year of her religious life.
The daughter of the late James and Winifred Sweeney, she attended
St. Anne Grade School and John W. Hallahan High School in Philadelphia.
In September 1953 she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph, Chestnut Hill, and professed her final vows in 1961.
Sister Ann ministered in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the dioceses of Allentown, Arlington, Camden, Harrisburg and Trenton.
She is the sister of the late James, Joseph, Charles, Francis, Mary Lynch, Margaret Kemp, Regina Glackin, Winifred Tierney and Sister Grace Sweeney, S.S.J. She is survived by nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 19 at St. Joseph Villa.
Donations may be made in Sister Ann’s name to St. Joseph Villa, 110 Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA 19031-1898.
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