Obituaries

Sister Agnes Borkowski, O.S.F., dies at 93

A native of Baltimore and Sister of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 72 years, the former Sister Walter Josephine ministered primarily in child care, elementary education and health care.

Sister Saint Urban O’Donnell, S.S.J., dies at 95

One of 14 children of a family in Bethlehem, Pa., the former Margaret M. O'Donnell entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1945.

Sister Mary Goodbody, S.S.J., 92, dies at St. Joseph Villa

Formerly Sister Rita Margaret, she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph from Linwood, Delaware County in 1947 and would serve in four dioceses, including the Philadelphia Archdiocese.

Sister Marie Cecile Iwetz, S.S.J., dies at 104

Formerly Kathryn Iwetz, she was in her 86th year as a Sister of St. Joseph, serving in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Newark Archdiocese.

Sister Regina Immaculata Monaghan, S.S.J., dies at 86

The former Leanore Marie Monaghan of St. Andrew in Drexel Hill was a Sister of St. Joseph for 68 years, serving in five dioceses including the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

Longtime teacher Sister Maria Clemens, I.H.M., dies at 92

The former Catherine Baronett of Manayunk taught in Catholic grade schools plus the day care program at St. Monica Parish in Philadelphia collectively for 49 years.

Sister Joanne Wallace, teacher and pastoral minister, dies

One of three daughters raised in St. Gertrude Parish in West Conshohocken, she entered the I.H.M. community in 1961 with the name Sister Anne George. She died at age 78.

Father Thomas Duffy, pastor emeritus, dies at 87

The retired pastor of the former St. Clare Parish in Linfield was a parochial vicar and administrator at several parishes during his priestly ministry since 1966.

Sister Mary Dolores Sneeringer, S.S.J., dies at 94

The former Sister St. Ida was a Sister of St. Joseph for 75 years and would go on to serve in four dioceses, including the Philadelphia Archdiocese.

Father Francis Cornely, teacher and parish priest, dies at 100

The former pastor of St. Margaret Mary Alacoque Parish in Essington also taught at St. John Neumann High School and Cardinal Dougherty High School.