In Memoriam

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June 7, 1927-
November 14, 2016

Sister Anne Boniface of the Sacred Heart was born Anna Marie Kathleen Doyle in Bayonne, New Jersey on June 7, 1927 to Gregory Doyle and Anna Ewald. She was baptized at St. Andrew’s Parish, Bayonne, NJ on June 27, 1927.

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November 9, 1930-
November 3, 2016

After reading the pamphlet “What Richer Life”, she wrote to Mother Mary Frances for more information about the community in 1949. She entered on August 5, 1950, made first profession of vows on March 25, 1952 and final profession on March 25, 1955.

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March 16, 1931-
August 2, 2016

Since entering in 1953, Sr. Catherine worked tirelessly at all of her missions and had a heart for the poor. She wanted to give them more than food, she wanted them to experience healing and reconciliation.

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July 11, 1921-
June 6, 2016

On February 11, 1942 Eleanor Kiely entered the Missionary Servants of the Most Blessed Trinity.  Her first profession was made on August 15, 1943 and her final profession was made on March 25, 1947. She received a degree in Social Studies from Seton Hall Univ. in 1963 and a Masters in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh in 1965.

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September 3, 1928-
March 1, 2016

Donata Mary Aquilino was born to Donato Aquilino and Lucia Ruffo on September 3rd 1928, in South Philadelphia. . Her parents had migrated from Italy and settled in South Philly. Sister was baptized and confirmed at Epiphany Parish. A member of a large family she was especially close to her sister Carmela.

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December 25, 1929-
March 22, 2016

Frances Therese Zindel was born to Isabel Fraustet and Louis Joseph Zindel, in Bayonne, New Jersey on Christmas day 1929 and baptized on January 5, 1930 at St. Henry Parish in Bayonne. She was one of four children her older sister, Eileen was a member of the Benedictine Community at the time Fran was applying to our Community.  Her sister Marie married as did her brother Eugene. She was close to her nieces and nephews, it was clear she loved them dearly.

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June 20, 1930-
February 14, 2015

Sr. Francis Louise Sheridan of the Immaculate Heart of Mary was born Agnes Theresa Sheridan in Brooklyn, NY to Mary and William Sheridan. She was baptized at St. Agnes Church in Brooklyn on July 15, 1930. She was the youngest of 4 children. Francis Louise was familiar with the Cenacle from early on because her sister Mary, entered our community when Francis Louise was only 10 years old. Francis Louise was also part of the MCA before she entered. In a letter to her sister Mary when she was still in high school, she wrote of her apostolic work with the MCA, “I really love the work, though, and never, I can honestly say, do I feel happier than when I’m doing work with the Outer Cenacle. Not even on my birthday or when I get a new dress.” Francis Louise entered on September 24, 1949, made her first profession of vows on March 25, 1951 and her final profession of vows on March 25, 1954.

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