Sister Miriam Robert Heinze, I.H.M.

Sister Miriam Robert Heinze, I.H.M.

Sister Miriam Robert Heinze, I.H.M., died in Camilla Hall, Immaculata, on Jan. 24 in the 64th year of her religious life. She was 83 years old.

Born in Philadelphia, Sister Miriam entered the Congregation of the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1952 from St. Edmond Parish, Philadelphia, and professed her vows in 1954.

She taught in various elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Dioceses of Miami, Hartford, Metuchen and Allentown. She was assigned to Camilla Hall in 2012.

The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall Jan. 29. Msgr. Joseph Logrip was the celebrant and homilist, with Father William E. Dean concelebrating.

Sister Miriam is survived by members of  her religious community, her brother-in-law Joseph Gerngross and many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. She was predeceased by her parents Robert and Margaret Gallagher Heinze, her sisters Margaret (Donald) Smith and Jeanne Gerngross and a cousin, Sister Mary Ellen Eckardt, I.H.M.