Remembrances

Will we all meet in heaven? O what joy to even think of it.

Catherine McAuley

Please join in both the joy and sorrow of celebrating the lives of Sisters of Mercy who have gone before us. Let us always remember that it is on their shoulders that we stand.

Obituaries are posted for a period of three months. For inquiries about a sister's death prior to that timeframe, please contact our archivists using our online form

  • Sister Mary Theresa Travers

    Age 87

    Mid-Atlantic

    Saturday, June 16, 2018

    Sister Mary Theresa was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York and a graduate of Catherine McAuley High School.

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  • Sister M. Christina Branswell

    Age 90

    Northeast

    Sunday, June 10, 2018

    Sister Christina taught in Catholic elementary and secondary schools in New Hampshire.

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  • Sister Rosemarie Murray

    Age 92

    Northeast

    Thursday, June 7, 2018

    Sister Rosemarie ministered as a teacher at various schools in the Diocese of Albany, New York.

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  • Sister Mary Janice Meiners

    Age 88

    South Central

    Wednesday, June 6, 2018

    Teacher and nurse and a Sister of Mercy for almost 70 years

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  • Sister Mary Camilla Verret

    Age 81

    West Midwest

    Tuesday, May 29, 2018

    A true Renaissance woman and a Sister of Mercy for 62 Years

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  • Sister Joan Flynn

    Age 85

    Northeast

    Monday, May 28, 2018

    Educator, pastoral minister, social activist and a Sister of Mercy for 67 years

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  • Sister Ellen McSorley

    Age 88

    South Central

    Monday, May 21, 2018

    Teacher and minister to people with HIV and AIDS

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  • Sister Mariella Crowe

    Age 100

    Mid-Atlantic

    Friday, May 18, 2018

    Teacher, multilingual and a lover of nature

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  • Sister Mary Charlene Chase

    Age 80

    West Midwest

    Sunday, May 13, 2018

    Teacher, principal and a Sister of Mercy for 60 years.

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  • Sister Judith Oliver

    Age 74

    Northeast

    Friday, May 11, 2018

    Educator, hospice care worker, grief counselor a Sister of Mercy for 56 years

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