Sister Ann Marie Maguire, S.S.J.

Sister Ann Marie Maguire, S.S.J.

Sister of St. Joseph Ann Marie Maguire, formerly Sister Peter Augustine, age 83, died April 23 at St. Joseph Villa in Flourtown. She was in the 66th year of her religious life.

Born in Drexel Hill, Sister Ann Marie was the daughter of the late Charles Francis Maguire and Ann Marie McFall. She attended St. Andrew Grade School and West Catholic Girls High School.

Sister Ann Marie earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Chestnut Hill College and a master of arts degree in religious studies from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.


In the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, she taught at Corpus Christi and St. Gregory schools in Philadelphia and Our Lady of Peace School in Milmont Park, as well as at Cardinal Dougherty High School.

She was pastoral associate at St. George Parish in Glenolden and director of religious education at St. Timothy Parish, Philadelphia, where she was also involved in parish ministry.

She also ministered in the Diocese of Allentown and in the Archdiocese of Baltimore.  In March 2016, she became a resident at St. Joseph Villa until her death.

Her funeral Mass was celebrated April 28 at St. Joseph Villa.

Sister Ann Marie is survived by nieces, nephews and members of the Sisters of St. Joseph. She was predeceased by her siblings, Catherine, Frank and Charles Maguire.