Sister Mary Richard Donahue, IHM

February 1, 1926 ~ December 3, 2017 (age 91) 

Formerly Theresa Marie Donahue, on Dec. 3, 2017. In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her sister Patricia Davis, loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Predeceased by her parents James & Sophia Kennedy Donahue, her brother James (Stella), her sisters Emma Duffy, Margaret, Irene, Marie, Catherine, Anne Reilly (William), and brother-in-law Arthur Davis. 

 

Born in Havertown, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1952 from St. Denis Parish, Havertown, PA, and professed her vows in 1955.  Sister taught and was principal and educational assistant for more than 15 years in elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and in the Diocese of Charleston, SC. Sister Mary Richard’s last assignment was in the Apostolate of Prayer in Camilla Hall.


The Funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Thursday, December 7, 2017. The principal celebrant and homilist was Rev. William E. Dean; also concelebrating was Rev. Msgr. Joseph Logrip.


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Sister Mary Richard Donahue, IHM

Sister Mary Richard Donahue, IHM

Sister M. Joan Connell, IHM

September 4, 1932 ~ October 21, 2017 (age 85) 

Formerly Sr. Eugene Mary.  In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her sister Mary McBride, sister-in-law Scherle Connell (Joseph), many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Predeceased by her parents Eugene F. and Mary Elizabeth Tuohey Connell, siblings Eugene (Ann), Daniel, Joseph, and brother-in-law Robert McBride. 


Born in Philadelphia, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1951 from St. Bartholomew Parish, Philadelphia, PA, and professed her vows in 1954.  Sister taught and was principal in elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Dioceses of Allentown and Atlanta, and she also served as a counselor in secondary schools in which she ministered. Sister Joan’s last assignment before her mission in the Apostolate of Prayer in Camilla Hall was as an office assistant at St. Hubert’s High School.


The Funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Thursday October 26, 2017.


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Sister M. Joan Connell, IHM

Sister M. Joan Connell, IHM

Sister Regina Mundi Boell, IHM

 April 1, 1936 ~ October 7, 2017 (age 81)  

Formerly Mary Louise Boell.  In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her brothers Dennis (Dolores), Joseph, her sisters Elaine, Regina Jakimowicz (James), her sisters-in-law Kathleen (Norman), Patricia (John), many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews.  Predeceased by her parents Norman and Dorothy Murphy Boell, her brothers Norman and John, and her sisters Flora Gershmel and Ann Martino.

 

Born in Oakford, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1954 from Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Parish and professed her vows in 1957.

Sister taught in the elementary schools of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, and in the Dioceses of Arlington, VA, and Harrisburg and Allentown, PA. Her last assignment was to the Apostolate of Prayer at Camilla Hall Nursing Home where Sister also served on the staff and as manager of the Camilla Hall Gift Shop for many years.  


The Funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Thursday, October 12, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Msgr. Joseph Logrip. Also concelebrating was Rev. William E. Dean.


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Sister Regina Mundi Boell, IHM

Sister Regina Mundi Boell, IHM

Sister Marian Teresa Brophy, IHM

 December 26, 1924 ~ October 3, 2017 (age 92) 

Formerly Sr. Joseph William.  In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her sister, Veronica McDonald, sister-in-law, Ann Brophy (Robert), many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Predeceased by her parents William J. and Marian Sheridan Brophy, siblings William, Robert, Joseph, Anna Marie Yanak (Joseph), Rosemary Bradley (Joseph) and brother-in-law James McDonald. 

 

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1944 from Most Blessed Sacrament Parish and professed her vows in 1947.  Sister taught in the elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, taught Religion and English in Chile and Peru and served as a Director of Religious Education in the Diocese of Camden, NJ.  Sister also served as principal in parish schools in the dioceses of Allentown, PA and Raleigh, NC. Her last assignment before the Apostolate of Prayer at Camilla Hall Nursing Home was in the IHM Literacy Center in Philadelphia where she served for 5 years.


The Funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Monday, October 9, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Rev. William Dean. Also concelebrating was Msgr. Joseph Logrip. 


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Sister Marian Teresa Brophy, IHM

Sister Marian Teresa Brophy, IHM

Sister M. St. Kathleen Blaston, IHM

October 17, 1920 ~ August 30, 2017 (age 96) 

Formerly Mary M. Blaston. In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her sister, Margaret O’Brien, her brother-in-law John Mahon, many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Predeceased by her parents Michael J. and Anna Downey Blaston, siblings Anne Mahon, Rita and Kathleen Blaston, Joseph Blaston (Mary), and brother-in-law Edward O’Brien Jr. 

 

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1939 from Gesu Parish, Philadelphia, PA, and professed her vows in 1941.  Sister taught in the elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and served for many years as a guidance counselor at Bishop Denis O’Connell High School in the Diocese of Arlington, VA. Sister also served in the Admissions Office of Immaculata University, then Immaculata College. Her last assignment was at Camilla Hall Nursing Home in the Apostolate of Prayer.


The Funeral Mass for Sister was celebrated at Camilla Hall on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Msgr. Joseph Logrip. 


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Sister M. St. Kathleen Blaston, IHM

Sister M. St. Kathleen Blaston, IHM

Sister M. Margaret Elizabeth Jones, IHM

 July 28, 1921 ~ August 8, 2017 (age 96)

Formerly Elizabeth M. Jones. In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her brother-in-law, Harry Bradley, and many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Predeceased by her parents John and Margaret Clark Jones, her sisters Margaret McLean (Benjamin) and Patricia Bradley.   

 

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1944 from St. Teresa Parish, Philadelphia, PA, and professed her vows in 1947.  Sister taught in the elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and in the Diocese of Allentown, PA. Sister also served for 20 years as an elementary school librarian. Her last assignment was at Camilla Hall Nursing Home in the Apostolate of Prayer.


The Funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Monday, August 14, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Msgr. Joseph Logrip. Also concelebrating were Rev. William Dean and Rev. Anthony Rossi.


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Sr. M. Margaret Elizabeth Jones, IHM

Sr. M. Margaret Elizabeth Jones, IHM

Sister Miriam Glowacz, IHM

October 20, 1934 ~ August 6, 2017 (age 82) 

 Formerly Marie Glowacz. In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her sister-in-law, Dorothy (Gerald), and many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Predeceased by her parents William and Anne Diamond Glowacz, her siblings William (Connie), Gerald, and Sister Regina Miriam, IHM.  

 

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1953 from Nativity Parish, Philadelphia, PA, and professed her vows in 1956.  While Sister began teaching in eighth grade, she spent the majority of her teaching career in high schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia; and in the Dioceses of Metuchen, NJ; Arlington, VA; and Allentown, PA. Her last assignment was at Camilla Hall Nursing Home in the Apostolate of Prayer.


The Funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Saturday, August 12, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Msgr. Joseph Logrip.


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Sister Miriam Glowacz, IHM

Sister Miriam Glowacz, IHM

Sister Mary Damien O’Donnell, IHM

August 13, 1919 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 97) 

Formerly Mary Alice O’Donnell.  In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her brother, Rev. Msgr. John F. O’Donnell, and many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.  Predeceased by her parents Henry and Bridget McCormick O’Donnell, and her siblings Henry (Eleanor), James (Evelyn), Francis, Patricia Flynn (Daniel), Catherine Greco (Edward) and Alice McCarthy (Edward).

 

Born in Philadelphia, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1941 from Seven Dolors Parish in Wyndmoor, PA, and professed her vows in 1944.  Sister taught various grades and Music in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Dioceses of Allentown and Harrisburg. Sister entered Camilla Hall in 2004.


The Funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Rev. William E. Dean. The Concelebrants were Msgr. John F. O’Donnell, Msgr. Patrick E. Sweeney, Msgr. Joseph Logrip and Rev. Matthew K. Biedrdzycki.


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Sister Mary Damien O’Donnell, IHM

Sister Mary Damien O’Donnell, IHM

Sister Eunice Marie Timoney, IHM

August 2, 1935 ~ July 16, 2017 (age 81) 

Formerly Eunice Anne Timoney.  In addition to local community from Saints Philip & James Convent, Exton, PA, and her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her sister, Dolores Shields, her sisters-in-law Norita (Joseph), Miriam (Thomas), Rita (Mark), many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Frances Sullivan Timoney, her brothers Joseph, Thomas, Clement (Lucille), Mark, and brother-in-law Robert Shields. 

 

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1957 from Seven Dolors, Wyndmoor, PA, and professed her vows in 1960.  Sister taught in elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Diocese of Allentown. Sister was assigned to Villa Maria House of Studies as the Director of Postulants. She was then elected Treasurer General of the Congregation in 1974 and held that position until 1994. In 1994 Sister was assigned to SS. Philip and James Parish, Exton, PA, to serve as Director of Religious Education. During this time, she was President of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia Association of Parish Directors, Coordinators and Administration of Religious Education (PD/C/ARE) for two terms.


The Funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Thursday, July 20, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Rev. Christopher Rogers. The concelebrants were Msgr. Joseph McLoone, Msgr. Joseph Logrip, Rev. Joseph McLaughlin, O.Praem, Rev. William Trader, O.Praem, Rev. John J. Ames, Rev. Joseph W. Dragon, Rev. Michael J. Gerlach, Rev. Richard K. McFadden, Rev. Jeffrey M. Stecz, Rev. Sam Verruni, Deacon Charles Polley, Deacon Frank Bisal, and Seminarian. Eric Tamney.


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Sister Eunice Marie Timoney, IHM

Sister Eunice Marie Timoney, IHM

Sister Anne Fidelis Tumelty, IHM

1929-2017

Sister is survived by members of her religious community, her sister-in-law Ann Tumelty, loving nephews and nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces.

She is predeceased by her parents, Joseph A. and Anna B. Touey Tumelty, and a brother Joseph.

 

Born in Norristown, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart in 1952 from St. Philomena Parish in Lansdowne, and professed her vows in 1955.  Sister served in elementary schools and religious education in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Dioceses of Allentown, Arlington, Camden, and Richmond. She retired to Camilla in November, 2001.


The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Tuesday, July 11, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Rev. William E. Dean. The con-celebrants were Msgr. Joseph Logrip and Father Edward Lyons.

Sister Anne Fidelis Tumelty, IHM

Sister Anne Fidelis Tumelty, IHM

Sister M. Rita E. Devine, IHM

June 18, 1943 ~ July 4, 2017 (age 74) 

 

Formerly Marita Edward.  In addition to local community from Our Lady of the Assumption, Strafford, PA, and her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her brother Paul, sister-in-law Virginia (Edward) and many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.  Predeceased by her parents Edward H. and Rita Hetherington Devine and brothers Edward and Eugene. 

 

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1961from Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Philadelphia, PA, and professed her vows in 1964.  Sister taught in elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Sister also served as IHM Director of Religious Education and in pastoral ministry. Her last assignment was at Daylesford Abbey Spirituality Center, Paoli.


The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Saturday, July 8, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Rev. Dennis J. Carbonaro. The concelebrants were: Rev. Francis X. Cortese, O. Praem, Rev. David A. Driesch, O. Praem., Rev. Theodore J. Antry, O. Praem., Rev. Arul Amalraj, O. Praem., Rev. William A. Trader, O. Praem., Rev. Gerald Carey, Rev. Martin E. Woodeshick, Rev. Karl A. Zeuner, Msgr. Joseph Logrip, and William E. Dean.


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Sister M. Rita E. Devine, IHM

Sister M. Rita E. Devine, IHM

Sister Madeline Dolores Farrell, IHM

October 20, 1935 ~ April 10, 2017 (age 81)  

Formerly Madeline Mary Farrell.  In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her brother-in-law Donald Watson, sister-in-law Joan Hatton and many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.  Predeceased by her parents John H. Farrell and Margaret Kane Farrell Hatton, step-father George Hatton, siblings John (Catherine), George Hatton, Margaret, Patricia Watson and Honey Brady (Robert).

 

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1954 from Most Blessed Sacrament Parish in Philadelphia, PA, and professed her vows in 1957.

Sister served in the elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Dioceses of Allentown and Arlington. Sister was assigned to Camilla Hall in 2010.


The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on April 18, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Monsignor Joseph Logrip. The concelebrants were Monsignor Hans Browers, Reverend Joseph Dragon, and Reverend William E. Dean.


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Sister Madeline Dolores Farrell, IHM

Sister Madeline Dolores Farrell, IHM

Sister Mary of the Sacred Heart Brignola, IHM

June 21, 1930 ~ April 4, 2017 (age 86) 

Formerly Louise C. Brignola.  In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.  Predeceased by her parents Louis and Philomena Dellaquilla Brignola, siblings Daniel (Betty), Dominic (Phyllis), Gerald (Joan) and Anna Feulner (Robert).  

 

Born in Phoenixville, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1949 from St. Mary Parish, Phoenixville, PA and professed her vows in 1950.  Sister taught in the elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Diocese of Allentown and in Peru and Chile. In 1968 Sister started her service to the Church as a Director of Religious Education beginning with Good Shepherd, Camp Hill; St. James, Falls Church; St. Agnes, Sellersville and Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, Hilltown. She retired to Camilla Hall in 2012.


The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Monday, May 10, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Rev. Michael J. Kelly. The concelebrants were: Rev. John Peterson, Rev. Thomas M. Yehl, Rev. William E. Dean and Msgr. Joseph Logrip.


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Sr. Mary of the Sacred Heart Brignola, IHM

Sr. Mary of the Sacred Heart Brignola, IHM

Sister Catherine Dolores White, IHM

November 16, 1920 ~ March 31, 2017 (age 96)  

Formally Gertrude Dolores White.  

Survived by her sister Berenice Edele, many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and her congregation of IHM Sisters. Predeceased by her parents Raymond and Catherine Mullen White, brothers Joseph (Cora Lee), Raymond (Grace), and brother-in-law John Edele.

 

Born in Philadelphia, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1944 from St. John the Baptist Parish in Manayunk, Philadelphia, PA, and professed her vows in 1947.  Sister served in secondary and elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and taught seventeen years in our South American schools. She was assigned to Camilla Hall in 2008.


The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Friday, April 12, 2017. The celebrant and homilist was Reverent William E. Dean. The concelebrant was Monsignor Joseph Logrip.


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Sister Catherine Dolores White, IHM

Sister Catherine Dolores White, IHM

Sister Assumpta Maria Quinn, IHM

July 16, 1920 ~ March 31, 2017 (age 96) 

Formally Florence Quinn.  Survived by her sister Winifred Higgins, brother James (Lorraine) Quinn, many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, and her congregation of IHM Sisters.  Predeceased by her parents Patrick and Helene Coyne Quinn, sisters Mary (Charles) Romano, Elizabeth (Roy) Love, Gertrude (Michael) Gallagher, Alice (Donald) Boyle, Helene (Paul) Elliff, and brother-in-law Francis Higgins.

 

Born in Phoenixville, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1947 from St. Mary Parish, Phoenixville, PA, and professed her vows in 1949.

Sister served in Elementary Schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the Dioceses of Trenton, and Allentown. She retired to Camilla Hall in 2008.


The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The Celebrant and homilist was Msgr. Joseph Logrip.


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Sister Assumpta Maria Quinn, IHM

Sister Assumpta Maria Quinn, IHM

Sister Grace Marie Stankiewicz, IHM

January 8, 1939 ~ March 7, 2017 (age 78)  

Formally Eleanor Stankiewicz, of Immaculata PA on Mar. 7, 2017. Survived by her sisters Valeria Sajone, Eileen Fluharty, many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews and her congregation of IHM Sisters.  Predeceased by her parents August and Violet Stefanski Stankiewicz, sister Barbara Boris and brothers-in-law Anthony Sajone and Sonny Fluharty.

 

Born in Shenandoah, PA, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1957 from St. Casimir Parish in Shenandoah, PA and professed her vows in 1960.

Sister served in the elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Dioceses of Arlington and Metuchen and various parishes in the Diocese of Allentown for nearly 20 years.


The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Saturday, March 11, 2017.  The celebrant and homilist was Rev. William E. Dean.


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Sister Grace Marie Stankiewicz, IHM

Sister Grace Marie Stankiewicz, IHM

Sister Francis Bernard Butt, IHM

December 17, 1940 ~ January 27, 2017 (age 76)  

Born in Portsmouth, VA,  Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1959 from Holy Cross Parish, Lynchburg, PA ,and professed her vows in 1961.  Sister served in the elementary and secondary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia  and the Dioceses of Allentown, Arlington, and Richmond.  Sister retired to Camilla Hall in2012.


The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA, on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.  The celebrant and homilist was Rev. William E Dean and the  concelebrant was Monsignor Joseph Logrip.


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Sister Francis Bernard Butt, IHM

Sister Francis Bernard Butt, IHM

Sister Virgo Maria Werner, IHM

February 11, 1930 ~ January 19, 2017 (age 86) 

 Formerly Jean B. Werner.  In addition to her congregation of IHM Sisters, she is survived by her sister, Barbara Yeagle (Dean), sister-in-law Henrietta Werner (John), many loving nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Predeceased by her parents John and Rose Milligan Werner and her brother John Werner.  

 

Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Sister entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1949 from St. Athanasius Parish, Philadelphia and professed her vows in 1951.

Sister served in the elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia for many years as well as in the Dioceses of Allentown and Richmond.  In 1980, Sister was assigned to the staff of Camilla Hall and served in various positions.


The funeral Mass was celebrated at Camilla Hall, Immaculata, PA on Tuesday, January 24, 2017.  The celebrant and homilist was Monsignor Joseph Logrip.  The concelebrant was Rev. William E. Dean.


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Sister Virgo Maria Werner, IHM

Sister Virgo Maria Werner, IHM