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I.H.M. sister, a teacher for almost 50 years, dies at 95

Posted on July 16th, 2015

Sister M. Catherine Dunleavy, I.H.M.Sister Catherine Dunleavy entered the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1941 and taught in elementary schools until 1990.


Deacon who ‘couldn’t do enough for the Church’ dies at 88

Posted on July 10th, 2015

Deacon James BurnsPermanent Deacon James Burns served at St. Eleanor Parish in Collegeville, and did so much that “the Church was his hobby,” according to his family.


I.H.M. sister who served for 71 years dies at age 95

Posted on July 10th, 2015

Sister M. Paul BernardSister Paul Bernard Blankemeyer taught at St. Aloysius Academy in Bryn Mawr and Annunciation School in Philadelphia.


Sister Helene Joseph Kollar, longtime teacher, dies

Posted on July 10th, 2015

Sister M. Helene Joseph Kollar, I.H.M.The Sister Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary taught in the Philadelphia Archdiocese and other dioceses. She was 70.


Franciscan sister dies at 84, had cared for babies with AIDS

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

Sister Judith O’Neill, O.S.F., taught for over 30 years in various archdiocesan schools. She served in prayer ministry until her death.


Franciscan sister, a teacher and musician, dies at 90

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

Sister Frances Will, O.S.F.Sister Frances Will, O.S.F., served in the education ministry with the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for over 60 years.


Sister Rosemary Bynre, devoted teacher, dies at 82

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

Sister Rosemary Bryne, I.H.M.The Immaculate Heart of Mary sister died in the 65th year of her religious life.


Immaculate Heart sister dies in 71st year of religious life

Posted on July 2nd, 2015

Sister Ann Bernadette McNamara, I.H.M.Sister Ann Bernadette MacNamara, I.H.M., taught in schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Diocese of Arlington. She served as superior for the congregation.


Deacon Brown, a philosopher for almost half-century, dies at 91

Posted on June 15th, 2015

Deacon Clifford W. BrownA Catholic convert, Deacon Clifford Brown served at Our Mother of Consolation Parish in Philadelphia’s Chestnut Hill section.


Franciscan sister, a PhD chemist and teacher, dies at 68

Posted on June 15th, 2015

Sister Rose Monica Katusz, O.S.F.Sister Rose Monica Katusz, O.S.F., taught at all levels in schools and universities in the Philadelphia Archdiocese plus villages in Alaska and in Africa.


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