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Sister Inez Cecilia Kockler, O.S.F., spent her longest teaching stint at Cardinal O’Hara High School — 29 years — as well as other assignments in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and in the Allentown Diocese.
Sister Mary Mark primarily taught in schools in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and Allentown Diocese. At her last mission, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in South Philadelphia, she served in pastoral ministry.
Msgr. James Howard led the parish of the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter and Paul for 27 years, longer than any other rector. He also was chaplain for Philadelphia police and firefighters for 41 years.
The retired pastor and principal co-founded To Live Again, a group that ministers to people who have had a loss especially of a spouse. He also actively supported Project Rachel, for women recovering from the pain of abortion.
Sister Rose Immaculate Waller, 93, died Oct. 21 in Assisi House, Aston. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 71 years. She ministered mostly in education, and was an avid and widely exhibited nature photographer.
Sister Maureen Dennis McCormack died Sept. 16 at Camilla Halll, Immaculata, PA, in the 65th year of her religious life. She was 83 years old.