Sister Rose Andrea Loughery, S.S.J.

Sister Rose Andrea Loughery, S.S.J. (Cynthia R. Loughery), age 67, died Sept. 22 at St. Joseph Villa. She was in the 49th year of her religious life.

The daughter of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Loughery, she attended St. Luke Grade School in Glenside and Mount St. Joseph Academy High School in Flourtown.

In September 1970 she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph, Chestnut Hill, and professed her final vows in 1978.

Sister Rose ministered in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Dioceses of Camden and Wilmington.

She is survived by sisters Andrea Chernekoff (Art) and Rosemary Loughery (Susan Claypoole). She is also survived by a niece, a nephew, grandnieces and members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.

The funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 26 at St. Joseph villa, attended by religious, relatives and friends

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