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Sister Mary Berchmans Trentacoste, SNJM


Sister Rosalie Trentacoste

March 16, 1931 - April 15, 2017

Sister Mary Berchmans Trentacoste, SNJM departed this life on April 15, 2017 at Our Lady of Fatima, Saratoga, California. Sister Mary Berchmans celebrated 86 years of life and 61 years of her religious profession. Her Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Chapel, Campbell, California. Burial will take place at 10:15 a.m. Monday, May 1, 2017 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, California.

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Sister Marion Patrick Connors, SNJM

Sister Lillian Connors

January 25, 1934 - April 14, 2017

Sister Marion Patrick Connors, SNJM departed this life on April 14, 2017 at Good Samaritan Hospital, San Jose, California. Sister Marion Patrick celebrated 83 years of life and 64 years of her religious profession. Her Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Sunday, April 30, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Chapel, Campbell, California. Burial will take place at 10:15 a.m. Monday, May 1, 2017 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, California.

 

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Sister Mary Patricia Baxter, SNJM

Sister Mary Emmetria

September 19, 1926 - March 23, 2017

Sister Mary Patricia Baxter, SNJM departed this life March 23, 2017 at Marie Rose Center, Mary's Woods in Lake Oswego, OR. Sister Pat celebrated 90 years of life and 70 years of religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Chapel of the Holy Names, Lake Oswego, Oregon. Burial will take place following the funeral at Holy Names Cemetery, Marylhurst, Oregon.

 

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Sister Patricia Daly, SNJM

Sister Isabel Mary

March 15, 1927 - March 18, 2017

Sister Pat Daly, SNJM departed this life March 18, 2017, in Spokane, Washington. Sister Pat celebrated 90 years of life and 69 years of religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Saturday, March 25,  2017 at 2 p.m. at Our Lady of Fatima, Spokane, Washington. Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery, Spokane, Washington.

Patricia Josephine Daly was born March 15, 1927, and died March 18, 2017. The celebration of Sister Pat’s 90th birthday took place at her bedside at Hospice of Spokane House where Sister Pat died. The fifth child of John F. Daly and Isabelle Nist Daly, Sister Pat was born and raised in Seattle. Her formative school years included elementary education at St. Anne’s School and high school at Holy Names Academy. On July 25, 1945, Pat began her life as a Sister of the Holy Names when she entered the novitiate at Marylhurst, OR. She professed her vows on August 5, 1947. Sister Pat received her Bachelor of Science in Education through Holy Names College, Spokane, WA, and Marylhurst College, Marylhurst, OR. In 1965 she completed a Masters of Science in Education from Seattle University. 

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Sister Barbara Williams, SNJM

Sister Roberta Marie

September 29, 1926 - February 12, 2017

Sister Barbara Williams, SNJM departed this life on February 12, 2017 at Our Lady of Fatima, Saratoga, California. Sister Barbara celebrated 90 years of life and 68 years of her religious profession. Her Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Chapel, Campbell, California. Burial will take place at 10:15 a.m., Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, California.

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Sister Mary Angela Morbeck, SNJM

Sister Mary Ann Morbeck

April 22, 1922 - January 27, 2017

Sister Mary Angela Morbeck, SNJM departed this life on January 27, 2017 at Marie Rose Center, Mary's Woods in Lake Oswego, OR. Sister Mary Angela had celebrated 94 years of life and 74 years of religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Chapel of the Holy Names, Lake Oswego, OR. Burial will take place following the funeral at Holy Names Cemetery, Marylhurst, OR.

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Sister Katherine Gray, SNJM

Sister Lucian Mary

July 16, 1922 - January 29, 2017

Katherine Blanche Gray was born to Lucian A. Gray and Mary Katherine Morrissey Gray on July 16, 1922 in Nespelem, WA and passed peacefully from this life on January 29, 2017 at Hospice House South, in Spokane, WA. As one of nine children, Sister Katherine was raised and completed her elementary and high school education in Nespelem, WA. She attended Holy Names College in Spokane, entered the novitiate of the Sisters of the Holy Names in July 1944 at Marylhurst, OR and professed her vows in August 1946. Sister Katherine received her BA in Education from Holy Names College in Spokane and her Masters of Education from the University of Oregon with an emphasis in Administration, including an Administrative Internship at Marygrove College in Detroit, MI.

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Sister Joann Groo, SNJM

Sister Mary Claudiana

June 27, 1924 - January 25, 2017

Sister Joann was born Joan Elizabeth Groo on June 27, 1924, in Montpelier, Idaho. The middle child of Russell P. Groo and Catherine Brennan Groo, Sister Joann’s early childhood was spent in Montpelier. In 1929, the family moved to Spokane. Her mother’s strong Catholic faith influenced the choice of move, because she wanted a strong religious upbringing for her family.  Settled in Spokane, Sister Joann attended St. Aloysius School, Holy Names Academy and Holy Names College from which she graduated in 1960 with her B.A. Prior to entering the novitiate of the Sisters of the Holy Names in July, 1945, Sister Joann had completed her schooling to become a registered nurse at Sacred Heart School of Nursing, Spokane. She professed her religious vows on August 5, 1947.   

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Sister Mary Ann Herres, SNJM

Sister Michael James

March 15, 1927 - December 18, 2016

The only daughter of Michael and Maria Herres, Mary Ann was born in Pomeroy, WA on March 15, 1927. She joined six brothers and three more brothers followed her, growing up on a large wheat farm. Mary Ann graduated from Holy Rosary Elementary School in Pomeroy, and furthered her education at Pomeroy High School and St. Patrick’s in Walla Walla. She earned her B.S. from Holy Names College, majoring in Science and her M.A. from Webster College in St. Louis in elementary education.

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Sister Emmanuela Mary

February 22, 1924 - October 30, 2016

Sister Mary Alice departed this life on October 31, 2016 at Merrill Gardens in Campbell, California. Sister Mary Alice celebrated 92 years of life and 62 years of her religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Chapel, Campbell, California. Burial will take place at 10:15 a.m. Monday, November 7, 2016 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, California.