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Remembering Sisters 2017-03-01T18:31:29+00:00

Sister Marie Bransfield (Sister Ann Dolores)

Sister Marie Bransfield, SC (Sister Ann Dolores) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on February 12, 2018. A Sister of Charity for 72 years who was missioned in North Sydney, NS; Westlock, AB; Jasper, AB; and Halifax, NS. Locally; [...]

Sister Greta Conrad (Margaret Ann)

Conrad, Sister Greta (Margaret Ann), 88, died in Caritas Retirement Centre, Halifax, NS on February 2, 2018.  Born in Riverport, Lunenburg County, Nova Scotia, she was the daughter of Ralph and Margaret Conrad.  Educated in Halifax, she furthered her [...]

Sister Anna Pottie (Mary Josita)

Pottie, Sister Anna (Mary Josita), 81, of Halifax, died suddenly in Caritas Residence, Halifax, N.S. on January 20, 2018.  Born in Halifax, on June 3, 1936, she was a daughter of Maxime Leo and Denathilde (Chiasson).  Sister Anna entered [...]

Sister Gertrude Caroline Gillis (Margaret Elizabeth)

Sister Gertrude Caroline Gillis, SC (Margaret Elizabeth) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on January 19, 2018. A Sister of Charity for 82 years who was missioned in Woodside and Brooklyn, NY; North Sydney, Nova Scotia; Amherst, Nova Scotia; [...]

Sister Kathleen Crowley

Sister Kathleen Crowley, SC of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on January 15, 2018. A Sister of Charity for 52 years who was missioned Halifax, Nova Scotia; Renton, Washington; Cranbrook, Kelowna, Burnaby and Vancouver, British Columbia and Edmonton, Canada. [...]

Sister Teresa Campbell (Mary Teresa)

Campbell, Sister Teresa (Mary Teresa), 90, died suddenly in Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax, NS on January 14, 2018.  Born in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, she was a daughter of Doctor Peter Smythe and Ida (Tompkins) Campbell.  She entered the Sisters of [...]

Sister Mary Ann Chiasson

Born In: New Waterford Passed in: New Waterford Passed on: January 11th, 2018 It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Sister Mary Ann Chiasson, 91, of New Waterford on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at New Waterford Hospital. [...]

Sister Laura Buckley (Anthony Patrick)

Buckley, Sister Laura (Anthony Patrick) 89, died on Monday, January 8, 2018, in Caritas Residence, Halifax, NS. Born in Dublin, Ireland, she was the daughter of John Joseph and Agnes(Holdbrook) Buckley.  She entered the Sisters of Charity in 1950 and [...]

Sister Marilyn Welch (Kevin Patrick)

SISTER MARILYN WELCH, SC (Sister Kevin Patrick) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on January 1, 2018. A Sister of Charity for 65 years who was missioned in Richmond Hill, New York, Renton, Washington, Vancouver, British Colombia and Halifax, Nova [...]

Sister Anne Casey (Joseph Anne)

Sister Anne Casey, SC (Sister Joseph Anne) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on December 28, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 74 years who was missioned in Staten Island, Brooklyn, Patchogue and Fresh Meadows, NY, Burnaby, British Columbia [...]

Sister Elaine Therese Boyen

Boyen, Sister Elaine Therese, 86, died December 16, 2017 in the QEII Infirmary Site. She was the daughter of John and Teresa (Rodman) Boyen. She entered the Sisters of Charity in 1949, with first profession in 1952 and final [...]

Sister Florence Mary Campbell (Agnes Leo)

Campbell, Sister Florence Mary (Sister Agnes Leo), 98, died at Parkstone Enhanced Care on October 20, 2017.  Born in New Waterford, NS, she was the daughter of Joseph and Jessie (Colford) Campbell.  Sister Mary entered the Sisters of Charity [...]

Sister Jean Norris (James Elizabeth)

Norris, Sister Jean (Sister James Elizabeth), 90, died in Caritas Residence in Halifax, NS on October 20, 2017.  Born in Halifax, on April 2, 1927, she was a daughter of James and Elizabeth (Deveau) Norris.  Sister Jean entered the [...]

Sister Ann Joan Greenan

Greenan, Sister Ann Joan (Mary Hilda), 84, died in Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax, NS on October 13, 2017.  Born in Newton, Prince Edward Island, 1933, she was a daughter of James and Florence (O’Connor) Greenan.  She entered the Sisters of [...]

Sister Joan Therese Dawson (Therese Dorothy)

Sister Joan Therese Dawson, SC (Therese Dorothy) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on August 5, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 72 years who was missioned in Brooklyn and Jamaica, New York, New Waterford and Ingonish Beach, Nova Scotia. [...]

Sister Doris Rautenberg (Mary Emily)

Sister Doris Rautenberg, ( Sister Mary Emily) SC of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on August 5, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 77 years who was missioned in Brooklyn, Richmond Hill and Jamaica, New York and Port Hawkesbury, Bermuda. [...]

Sister Mary Veronica Thibodeau (Mary Theresa)

Thibodeau,  Sister Mary Veronica (Mary Theresa), 90, died in Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax, NS on June 20, 2017.  Born in Bathurst, NB on March 17, 1927, she was a daughter of Walter and Leontine (Chaisson) Thibodeau.  She entered the [...]

Sister Marie Gill (Edith Marie)

SISTER MARIE GILL, SC (Sister Edith Marie) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on June 5, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 62 years who was missioned in Patchogue, NY, New Waterford, Halifax and Terence Bay, Nova Scotia, locally; St. [...]

Sister Elizabeth Minturn (Marilyn Elizabeth)

Elizabeth Kathryn Minturn was born on July 4th, 1929, the fourth of six children of Thomas and Mary (Farrell) Minturn. She grew up on Long Island, NY. and graduated from St. Mary's Grade School, and St. Dominic's High School. [...]

Sister Kathleen Kelly (Helen Patrick)

Kelly, Sister Kathleen (Helen Patrick), 88, died in Caritas Residence, Halifax, NS, on May 13, 2017.  Born in Halifax, NS on June 26, 1928, she was a daughter of Harold and Lena (Callaghan) Kelly. She entered the Sisters of Charity-Halifax [...]

Sister Therese O’Malley (Patrick Therese)

O’Malley, Sister Therese (Patrick Therese), 87, died in Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax, NS on April 25, 2017. Born in Halifax, NS on October 1, 1929, she was a daughter of John and Catherine (Murphy) O’Malley. Therese entered the Sisters [...]

Sister Claire Tramble (Claire Vincent)

Tramble, Sister Claire (Claire Vincent), 93, died in Parkstone Enhanced Care, Halifax, NS on March 8, 2017. Born in Monastery, Antigonish Co., NS on August 13, 1923, she was a daughter of Walter W. and Mary Ann (Purcell) Tramble. She [...]

Sister Miriam Patrice McKeon

Sister Miriam Patrice McKeon, SC (Margaret Mary) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on February 28, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 67 years who was missioned in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Locally St. Joseph’s, Needham; St. Patrick’s, Roxbury; Seton House, [...]

Sister Maria Santos

SISTER MARIA DELOURDES SANTOS, SC (Sister Joseph Catherine) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on February 25, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 71 years who was missioned in Rego Park, Patchogue and Fresh Meadows, New York and British Columbia. [...]

Sister Florence Patrice Nearing

Nearing, Sister Florence Patrice, died in Caritas Residence in Halifax, NS on February 17, 2017, one week shy of her 101st birthday. Born in Dominion, Cape Breton on February 24, 1916, she was a daughter of Patrick J. and Flora (McMullin) [...]

I see the everlasting hills so near,
and the door of my Eternity so wide open.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton