Sister Jean L. Holtz, SSJ (Formerly Sister Charles Immaculate), age 93, died July 26, 2021, at Saint Joseph Villa.
The daughter of the late Charles and Sophia (Dugan) Holtz, she attended Blessed Sacrament Grade School and Blessed Sacrament High School in Newark, New Jersey.
Sister Jean ministered in the Dioceses of Harrisburg, Newark and Philadelphia.
The sister of Lois Hottle, Carol Holtz, Barbara Collingworth and the late Margaret Holtz, she is also survived by nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and members of her Congregation, the Sisters of Saint Joseph.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, August 4 at 10:30 AM. Services are private but will be livestreamed from the Saint Joseph Villa website, www.stjosephvilla.org.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sister’s name to Saint Joseph Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Ave., Flourtown, PA 19031.
Join the CatholicPhilly.com family
CatholicPhilly.com works to strengthen the connections between people, families and communities every day by delivering the news people need to know about the Catholic Church, especially in the Philadelphia region, and the world in which we live.
By your donation in any amount, you and hundreds of other people become part of our mission to inform, form in the Catholic faith and inspire the thousands of readers who visit every month.
Here is how you can help:
- A $100 gift allows us to present award-winning photos of Catholic life in our neighborhoods.
- A $50 gift enables us to cover a news event in a local parish, school or Catholic institution.
- A $20 gift lets us obtain solid faith formation resources that can deepen your spirituality and knowledge of the faith.
- A small, automated monthly donation means you can support us continually and easily.
Won't you consider making a gift today?
Please join in the church's vital mission of communications by offering a gift in whatever amount that you can ― a single gift of $40, $50, $100, or more, or a monthly donation. Your gift will strengthen the fabric of our entire Catholic community and sustain CatholicPhilly.com as your trusted news source. Thank you in advance!
Make your donation by credit card here:
Or make your donation by check:
222 N. 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103
PREVIOUS: Sister Margery Lowry, ministry co-founder, dies at 79
NEXT: Sister Dolores Donovan dies at 91
Share this story