Sister Mary Regina Meehan, S.S.J.

Sister Mary Regina Meehan, S.S.J.

Sister Regina Mary Meehan, S.S.J. (formerly Sister Martin Maureen), died Feb. 5 at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown. She was 81 years old and in the 63rd year of her religious life.

Born in Passaic, N.J., she was the daughter of Martin Matthew Meehan and Mary Elizabeth Caddigan. Sister Regina entered the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph Chestnut Hill in September 1954 and professed final vows August 1962.

She taught in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Archdioceses of Newark and Washington, and the Dioceses of Allentown, Trenton and Paterson. Sister Regina continued her ministry of prayer and presence at St. Joseph Villa in Flourtown from July 2010 until her death.

She was the sister of Martin Meehan (Kathy), Edward “Pat” Meehan, Elizabeth Timpone (Leonard J.) and the late Mary Elizabeth Meehan, Catherine Mary Meehan and Theresa McCollum. She is also survived by nieces, nephews and members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.

The funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 9 at St. Joseph Villa, 110 West Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown.