Sister Maureen McDermott, I.H.M.

Funeral services have been set for the late Sister Maureen Lawrence McDermott, I.H.M., the superintendent of secondary schools and chief academic officer for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who died Nov. 17 at age 65 after battling an illness.

The Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary announced Nov. 22 that the funeral arrangements will take place Friday and Saturday, Nov. 26-27, in Sacred Heart Chapel of Villa Maria House of Studies at 1140 King Road in Malvern.

A viewing on Nov. 26 will begin at 2 p.m. until 6, concluding with a Vespers liturgy. Dinner will follow.

On Nov. 27 a viewing will be from 8:30 to 10:15 a.m., followed by the funeral Mass at 10:30. Interment will be in Immaculata Cemetery, followed by a light luncheon.

Masks are required for all those attending either Vespers on Friday evening or the Mass on Saturday morning, regardless of vaccination status.

Those guests planning on sharing a meal on either day should use this link to RSVP by 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 24.

Read more about Sister Maureen and the comments of some who knew her, here.