Sister William Eileen Jester, S.S.J. (the former Helen Marie Jester), died Feb. 22 at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown. She was 86 and in her 67th year of religious life.
The daughter of the late George H. Jester and Ellen B. Kelly, she attended St. Agatha Grade School and West Catholic High School.
In September 1952 she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph, Chestnut Hill, and professed her final vows in 1960.
Sister William Eileen ministered in the archdioceses of Philadelphia and Baltimore and the dioceses of Allentown, Camden and Charlotte.
The funeral Mass was celebrated Feb. 26 at St. Joseph Villa.
She was the sister of Thomas Jester and the late James, George, John, William, Peter and Kathleen Jester. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and members of her Congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.
Donations may be made in Sister William Eileen’s name to St. Joseph Villa, 110 Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA.
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