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

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) [...]

Sister Dorothy LeCam

SISTER DOROTHY LeCAM, SC (Sister Frances Rosaire) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on February 13, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 71 years who was missioned in Glace Bay and North Sydney, Nova Scotia. Locally in Dorchester, Lawrence, Lowell, [...]

Sister Evelyn Claire Quinlan

SISTER EVELYN CLAIRE QUINLAN, SC (Claire Marie) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on January 30, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 71 years who was missioned in Halifax Nova Scotia, Westlock and Jasper, Alberta, Canada. Locally Needham and Wellesley. [...]

Sister Mary McGowan

Sister Mary McGowan, SC (Sister Christopher Marie) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on January 27, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 64 years who was missioned in Williston Park, Patchogue, Brooklyn, Jamaica and Hollis New York, Riverton New Jersey [...]

Sister Eileen Schulenburg

Eileen entered the Sisters of Charity – Halifax on September 8, 1960 and made her perpetual vows on August 15, 1968. Sister Eileen received a B.SC in Elementary Education in 1965 from Mt St. Vincent University and a MSC, Ed. [...]

Sister Mary Cavanagh

Sister Mary Cavanagh, SC, (Sister Mary Austin) of Mt. St. Vincent, Wellesley Hills, on January 12, 2017. A Sister of Charity for 66 years who was missioned in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Bermuda, locally at Mount Saint Vincent, Wellesley. Beloved [...]

Sister Theresa McCarthy

McCarthy, Sister Theresa (Dennis Therese), 86, died on January 8, 2017 in Northwood Care, Halifax, NS. Born in Halifax, NS on July 20, 1930, she was a daughter of Dennis and Edith (Hammonds) McCarthy. She entered the Sisters of Charity [...]

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

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton