Sister Marie Jamesine Gormley, I.H.M., died Jan. 23 in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, in the 67th year of her religious life. She was 86 years old.
Born in Philadelphia, she entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1947 from St. Joan of Arc Parish in Philadelphia and professed her vows in 1950.
Sister Marie taught in elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Dioceses of Camden and Richmond. She was assigned to Camilla Hall in 2007.
The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall on Jan. 28. Msgr. Joseph Logrip was the celebrant and homilist. The concelebrant was Father William E. Dean.
Sister Marie is survived by members of her religious community, by her sister-in-law Florence (James), and many loving nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased by her parents Dominic and Mary (Derringer) Gormley and her brothers Thomas (Lena), Albert (Catherine), Joseph (Polly), Edward (Sophie), William (Jean) James and her sister Cecilia Glowacki.
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