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 Rita Corkery

    Age 86

    West Midwest

    Tuesday, April 10, 2018

    A teacher, principal, college counselor/assistant to president, hospital chaplain and a Sister of Mercy for 69 years.

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  • Sister Mary Gemma Marlowe

    Age 98

    South Central

    Sunday, April 8, 2018

    After 42 years in education ministry, Sister Gemma’s students still remember her kind, gentle spirit.

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  • Sister Mary Kelly

    Age 71

    West Midwest

    Friday, April 6, 2018

    Served in many ministries as a Sister of Mercy for 54 years and known for her great Works of Mercy.

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  • Sister Mary Martin Mulroy

    Age 95

    West Midwest

    Tuesday, March 27, 2018

    A Sister of Mercy for 69 years, teacher, principal, pastoral associate, prison ministry.

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  • Sister Mary Bede Weldele

    Age 86

    South Central

    Tuesday, March 20, 2018

    Sister Mary Bede Weldele, a Sister of Mercy for 67 years, ministered as a teacher at Annunciation School and St. Joan of Art School, both in St. Louis, Missouri.

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  • Sister Mary Stephen Cassidy

    Age 99

    Mid-Atlantic

    Monday, March 19, 2018

    A Sister of Mercy for over 80 years, Sister Stephen is the oldest member of the former Brooklyn Regional Community.

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  • Sister M. Laetitia Gillis

    Age 89

    Mid-Atlantic

    Sunday, March 18, 2018

    Sister Laetitia taught elementary school for 24 years in the Harrisburg diocese.

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  • Sister Miriam Golden

    Age 79

    Mid-Atlantic

    Friday, March 16, 2018

    A Sister of Mercy for 61 years, Sister Miriam taught elementary school for 37 years.

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  • Sister Catherine Anne Mesanko

    Age 83

    New York, Pennsylvania, Pacific West

    Sunday, March 11, 2018

    Sister Catherine Anne Mesanko was an educator and a Sister of Mercy for 65 years.

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  • Sister Veronica Gavin

    Age 70

    Mid-Atlantic

    Friday, March 9, 2018

    Sister Veronica Gavin, known as Sister Ronnie, served in many different health settings.

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