Sister Maria Consuelo Sparks, I.H.M.

Sister Maria Consuelo Sparks died July 30 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata  in the 56th year of her religious life.  She was 74 years old.

Born in Lima, Peru Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1958 from Nuestra Senora del Carmen, Peru and professed her vows in 1960.

She taught in Elementary and High School in North and South America.  She also taught at Villa Maria College, La Planicie, Peru, and the University of Lima. Sister was assigned to Immaculata University where she taught and worked in various departments for thirty years.  She retired to Camilla Hall in 2011.

The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall August 5.

Father William E. Dean was the Celebrant and Homilist.  Concelebrants were Monsignor Joseph Logrip and FAther Christopher Rogers.

She is survived by members of her Religious Community, her two brothers: Roberto (Tone Pinilos) Sparks and Ricardo (Maria del Carmen) Sparks and nieces and nephews. She is also survived by her loyal community and staff at Immaculata University.  She was predeceased by her parents Ricardo Sparks Varela and Lucila Miro Quesada Sparks.

Interment will be in the Community Cemetery at La Planicie.