Sister Judith Monahan, S.S.J.

Sister Judith Monahan, S.S.J. (formerly Sister Helen Lawrence), 80, died July 29 at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown.

The daughter of the late Lawrence and Helen Monahan, she attended Hazel Avenue Grade School and Our Lady of the Valley High School in Orange, N.J.

In September 1957 she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph, Chestnut Hill, and professed her final vows in 1965.

Sister Judith ministered in the archdioceses of Philadelphia, Baltimore and Newark, and the Diocese of Camden.

The funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 2 at St. Joseph Villa.

She is survived by her sister Louise Rochette and the late Lawrence Monahan. She is also survived by a niece, Mary Ellen Griffith; a nephew, Joseph Monahan and members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.

Donations may be made in Sister Judith’s name to St. Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown PA 19031-1898.