Sister Mary Mark Psulkowski, I.H.M.

Sister Mary Mark Psulkowski died Nov. 8 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, in the 69th year of her religious life. She was 89 years old.

Born in Philadelphia, Sister Mary Mark entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1946 from St. Matthew Parish in Philadelphia and professed her vows in 1948. She taught in elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Diocese of Allentown.

For 15 years Sister Mary Mark served the people at the Southwest Philadelphia Enrichment Center.


At her last mission, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish in South Philadelphia, she served in pastoral ministry before retiring to Camilla Hall in 2012.

The funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 12 at Camilla Hall. Father William E. Dean was the celebrant and homilist. The concelebrant was Msgr. Joseph Logrip. Assisting were Deacons Ronald Lewis and Charles Lewis, both nephews of Sister Mary Mark.

She is survived by members of her religious community, her sisters Dorothy Rahn and Loretta Lewis; many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces and great-grandnephews. She was predeceased by her parents Charles and Anna Przybyl Psulkowski and her brothers-in-law Harold Rahn and Ronald Lewis.