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Sister Frances Teresa Martin (Mary Teresa)

Sister taught music in Amherst, NS for several years before being assigned to the West where she taught music for over 30 years both privately and in schools in Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey and Edmonton.  Upon retiring in 1992, Sister returned to the Motherhouse where she contributed not only her musical talents but also became Archivist for the Sisters of Charity. 

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Sister Mary Appollonia de Jong

Sister Appollonia entered the Sisters of Charity in 1942 and made her first profession in 1945. Sister worked for 27 years in a variety of internal ministries in Vancouver and Kelowna B.C., Havre Boucher, Amherst, Micmac, New Waterford N.S. as well as the Halifax Infirmary, Mount Saint Vincent College and the Motherhouse. Beginning in 1972 she ministered at St. Vincent Guest House as Sacristan and in the Activity Department until her retirement in 1995.

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Sister Nora McDonald (Maria John)

Sister Nora entered the Sisters of Charity in 1951 and made her first profession in 1954. She taught school mainly in the Primary Grades in Rego Park, NY and at St. Stephen’s and St. Mary’s School in Halifax and St. Edmund’s, Winnipeg, Manitoba. On retiring from teaching she worked as a Home Support Worker which included Ministry to the Elderly in Winnipeg until her return to Caritas Residence in 2009.

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Sister Eileen Galvin (Joan Patrice)

Sister Eileen Galvin, SC, (Sister Joan Patrice) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on June 14, 2018. A Sister of Charity for 65 years who was missioned in North Sydney, NS and Manchester, NH., locally Dorchester and Needham, Academy of the Assumption and Mount Saint Vincent, Wellesley.

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