All Obituaries Posts
Sister Mary Elaine Joyce, I.H.M.
Sister Mary Elaine Joyce, I.H.M., formerly Sister Bernard Mary, I.H.M., died suddenly March 9 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, in the 68th year of her religious life. She was 86 years old.
Born in Kulpmont, Pa., Sister Mary Elaine entered the congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1944 from St. [...]
Sister Margaret Benfield, I.H.M., formerly known as Sister Margaret William, died March 13 at the VNA Inpatient Hospice Unit at Geisinger-Community Medical Center in Scranton. She was 73 years old.
Dominican Sister Mary Rosario DiBello, formerly Rose DiBello, died March 11 at the Motherhouse of the Dominican Sisters of Peace in Columbus, Ohio. She was 89 years old.
Born in Philadelphia, she entered the Dominican Sisters in July 1948 and made her first profession of vows Feb. 13, 1951. Sister Rosario taught in Media, Delaware County, [...]
Sister Catherine Elizabeth Moehrle, I.H.M., the former Sister Mary Anthony
Sister Catherine Elizabeth Moehrle, formerly Sister Mary Anthony, I.H.M., died March 3 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, in the 67th year of her religious life. She was 95 years old.
Born in Philadelphia, Sister Catherine entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary [...]
Father Edmund J. Maher
Father Edmund J. Maher, 84, whose vocation to the priesthood came to fruition later in life, died Feb. 26.
Father Maher was born in New York City, the son of the late Bernard J. and Evelyn M. (Feeney) Maher. He attended Niagara University, La Salle College and Temple University, and taught social science [...]
Father John P. Gallagher, 81, pastor emeritus of St. John Baptist Vianney Parish in Gladwyne, died Feb. 24.
Born in Philadelphia the son of the late James J. and Ann (McLaughlin) Gallagher he attended St. William School and Northeast Catholic High before entering St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.
Brother Patrick Ellis, F.S.C., 84, a former president of both La Salle University and the Catholic University of America, died Feb. 21 in a Christian Brothers nursing home in Lincroft, N.J.
Born in Baltimore as Harry James Ellis Jr., he joined the De La Salle Christian Brothers after graduation from Calvert Hall College High School, and received the name in religion Brother Felician Patrick.
Drs. John and Evelyn Billings are pictured with their cat in the garden of their home in Melbourne, Australia, in this 2004 file photo. John Billings, who with his wife pioneered a revolutionary church-backed method for couples to avoid or achieve conception, died April 1 in Richmond, Australia. By the time of his death, teaching [...]
Sister Honora Mary, formerly Mary Kathryn Ivers, died in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, in the 74th year of her religious life. She was 92 years old.
Born in Philadelphia, Sister Honora Mary entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1939 from St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Bensalem and professed her [...]
Sister Marie Albert Kunberger, I.H.M.
Sister Marie Albert, formerly Elizabeth M. Kunberger, died suddenly Jan. 20 in Paoli Memorial Hospital. She was 82 and in the 60th year of her religious life.
Born in Philadelphia, Sister Marie Albert entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1953 from St. Gabriel Parish [...]