Sister Joan Riethmiller, S.S.J.
Sister of St. Joseph Joan Riethmiller, formerly Sister Richard Christi, died Sept. 11. She was 70. She was born in Philadelphia, and entered the Sisters of St. Joseph from St. James Parish in Elkins Park. She served in the Archdioceses of Philadelphia and Camden, N.J. A funeral Mass was celebrated Sept. 16 at St. Joseph […]
Sister M. Imelda Doyle, S.B.S.
Sister of the Blessed Sacrament M. Imelda Doyle died Sep. 10, at Aria Hospital in Philadelphia. She was born Margaret in Tarbert, County Kerry, Ireland, Jan. 18, 1918. She came to St. Elizabeth Convent, Bensalem, Pa., as an apostoline Sept. 9 1935 and was accepted as a postulant Sept. 3, 1938. Later she was accepted […]
Sister Theresa Hopkins, I.H.M.
Sister, Servant of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Theresa Hopkins, formerly Sister Mary Fidelia, died Sept. 10 in Camilla Hall in Immaculata. She was 79. She was born in Philadelphia and entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1953 from St. Rose of Lima Parish in Philadelphia and […]
Sister Ellen Mary Grover, S.S.J.
Sister of St. Joseph Ellen Mary Grover, formerly Helen Jane Grover, died Sept. 9. She was 91. She was born in Philadelphia and entered the Sisters of St. Joseph from Immaculate Conception Parish in Philadelphia Sept. 9, 1937. She served in the Archdioceses of Philadelphia and Newark, N.J., and in the Diocese of Allentown. She […]
Sister Catherine Albert, S.S.J.
Sister of St. Joseph Catherine Albert, formerly Sister Michael Teresa, died Sept. 8. She was 80. She was born in Orange, N.J., and entered the Sisters of St. Joseph from Our Lady of the Valley in Orange, N.J. Sept. 14, 1948. She served in the Archdioceses of Philadelphia and Newark, N.J., and in the Diocese […]
Sister Ruth Dolores, I.H.M., dies at 81
Sister Ruth Dolores, I.H.M., formerly Marcella Needham, died in Paoli Hospital Aug. 13 in the 63th year of her religious life. She was 81.
Sister Ildephonse Mary McDevitt, I.H.M., dies at 91
Sister Ildephonse Mary, I.H.M., formerly Angela McDevitt, died in Camilla Hall Aug. 30 in the 74th year of her religious life. She was 91.
Permanent Deacon Zoilo Martes dies at 78
Deacon Zoilo Martes, 78, a permanent deacon assigned to St. Michael Parish, Philadelphia died Aug. 25, after a long illness. He was preceded in death by his wife, Carmen, who died in February of this year.