Obituaries

McCluskey, Sister Anne

Sister Anne McCluskey, SNJM

Sister Mary Ricarda

January 15, 1923 – June 27, 2016

Patrick and Mary Genevieve Casey McCluskey were blessed with six children, the fifth being Anne, fondly known as Nancy, who joined the family January 15, 1923.  All the children were born in Seattle, Washington.  Anne finished Sacred Heart Elementary School and Immaculate High School before entering the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary at Marylhurst, Oregon. 

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Spellicy, Sister Mary

Sister Mary Spellicy, SNJM

Sister James Bernard

April 28, 1933 – May 21, 2016

Sister Mary Spellicy (Sr. James Bernard), a Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary for over 60 years, died on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House in Latham, New York, after a brief illness.

Sister Mary was born on April 28, 1933, in Rome, NY, to the late Theodore and Mary Ann (Smith) Spellicy. Throughout her life, Mary was thrilled to be daddy’s little girl and the “baby sister” of her three older brothers.  Though their lives and work stretched them the length of the East Coast, Mary and her two surviving big brothers and their families, Theodore (Betty) Spellicy of Sarasota, Florida, and Andrew (Maryellen) Spellicy of Stittville, NY, always kept warm and current connections.

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Qualley, Sister Carol

Sister Carol Qualley, SNJM

Sister Mary Elisia

December 23, 1928 – March 5, 2016

On December 23, 1928, in Seattle, Washington, John and Martha Cobine Qualley welcomed their second daughter, Carol. Carol was educated at Sacred Heart, Immaculate High School, Holy Names Academy, all in Seattle and graduated from Holy Names Academy, Spokane.

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Gignac, Sister Bernice

Sister Bernice Gignac, SNJM

Sister Bernard-Michel

July 29, 1941 – March 5, 2016

Departed this life on March 5, 2016 at Devonshire Seniors Residence in Windsor, Ontario. Sister Bernice had celebrated 74 years of life and 55 years of religious profession.

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McDonough, Sister Kathleen

Sister Kathleen McDonough, SNJM

Sister Eileen Catharine

June 25, 1930 – March 5, 2016

Departed this life on March 5, 2016 at Our Lady of Fatima, Saratoga, California. Sister Kathleen had celebrated 85 years of life and 64 years of religious profession.

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Powers, Sister Elizabeth Roberta

Sister Elizabeth Roberta Powers, SNJM

Bernice Powers

October 20, 1916 – February 29, 2016

Departed this life on February 29, 2016 at Devonshire Seniors Residence in Windsor, Ontario. Sister Elizabeth Roberta had celebrated 99 years of life and 79 years of religious profession.

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Santilli, Sister Oliviann

 Sister Oliviann Santilli, SNJM

Irene Zimmerman

June 25, 1921 – December 21, 2010

Sister Mary Oliviann Santilli, age 89, died on December 21, 2010. She was a vowed member of the Sisters of the Holy Names for 64 years.

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Zimmerman, Sister Irene

 Sister Irene Zimmerman, SNJM

Irene Zimmerman

July 19, 1924 – October 1, 2010

Sister Irene Zimmerman, age 86, died on October 2, 2010. She was a vowed Sister for 67 years.

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Aicher, Sister Agatha

 Sister Agatha Aicher, SNJM

Florence Aicher

January 28, 1926 – September 9, 2010

Sister Agatha Aicher (Florence), age 84, and a vowed Sister of the Holy Names for 59 years, died on September 9, 2010.

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