Sister Therese Ganly, S.S.J., died Aug. 8 at St. Joseph Villa, Flourtown. She was 97.
The daughter of the late William and Ann Malloy and sister of the late Sister Mary Ganly, S.S.J., she is survived by a cousin, Joanne Grasso as well as members of her congregation, the Sisters of St. Joseph.
In September 1943 she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph, Chestnut Hill, and professed her final vows in 1951.
Sister Therese ministered in the Dioceses Allentown, Clearwater and Trenton, and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
A private funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 18. In lieu of flowers, donations to Saint Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA 19031, in Sister Therese’s name would be appreciated.
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