All Obituaries Posts
Brother Thomas McPhillips, F.S.C., a La Salle University biology professor who also moderated the jazz and pep bands, died June 6, in his sleep at a Christian Brothers’ residence on North 12th Street in Philadelphia. He was 63.
The funeral Mass will be celebrated Tuesday, June 11 in the De La Salle Chapel at the university’s [...]
Vincentian Father Aloysius P. Grass died June 4 at St. Vincent’s Seminary in Philadelphia’s Germantown section. He was 90, and a priest for 62 years.
Father Grass served in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia at St. Thomas More High School in 1957 as prefect of discipline and then as principal from 1963 to 1969. From 1973 to 1982, [...]
Sister Maria Benedicta Blaine, I.H.M.
Sister Maria Benedicta, formerly Anna Mary (Nancy) Blaine, died on May 15, 2013 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, Pa., in the 67th year of her religious life. She was 89 years old.
Born in Chester, Pa., Sister Maria Benedicta entered the congregation in 1946 from Immaculate Heart Parish, Chester, and professed her first vows in [...]
Sister Mary Owen Mulhern, I.H.M.
Sister Mary Owen, I.H.M., formerly Elizabeth T. Mulhern died May 2nd in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, Pa. in the 71st year of her religious life. She was 91 years old.
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1941 from Transfiguration Parish, Philadelphia, and [...]
Sister Adorata Basara of the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Third Order Regular of St Francis, died April 20 at St. Joseph Villa, Mt. Alvernia, Reading, PA, where she had resided since 2007.
Born in Manayunk, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Louis and Mary (Kozak) Basara.
Sister Adorata entered the Bernardine Order on Feb. 1, 1947, [...]
Sister Mary Alice Monihan
Sister Mary Alice Monihan, I.H.M., formerly Catherine Monihan died April 13 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, in the 76th year of her religious life. She was 94 years old.
Born in Wilmington, Del., Sister Mary Alice entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1937 from Transfiguration Parish, Philadelphia, [...]
Sister Mary Arthur Hoagland, I.H.M.
Sister Mary Arthur Hoagland, I.H.M., formerly Lucille Hoagland, died April 12 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, in the 78th year of her religious life, the day before she was to have celebrated her 75th anniversary of religious profession. She was 97 years old.
Born inNew York City, Sister Mary Arthur entered the Congregation [...]
Sister Irene Regina, I.H.M.
Sister Irene Regina, I.H.M., formerly Irene McConnell, died March 25 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, after a brief illness. She was in the 59th year of her religious and was 76.
Born in Philadelphia, Sister Irene entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1954 from St. [...]
Holy Child Sister Therese O’Donnell
Sister Theresa O’Donnell, who was a Sister of the Holy Child Jesus for 62 years, died of heart failure on Easter Sunday, March 31, at Holy Child Center in Rosemont. She was 84.
Born in Philadelphia, Sister Theresa graduated from West Philadelphia Catholic Girls High School in 1946. She entered the Society [...]