Pontieri, Sister Miriam Carmel

Sister Miriam Carmel Pontieri, SNJM

(Sister Eleanor Pontieri)

June 3, 1922 – October 1, 2020

Sister Miriam Carmel Pontieri, SNJM departed this life on October 1, 2020 in at South Hill Village in Spokane, Washington.

Sister Miriam celebrated 98 years of life and 75 years of religious profession.

Funeral services are pending in this time of the COVID-19 pandemic

Grijalva, Sister Mary Leo

Sister Mary Leo Grijalva, SNJM

(Sister Eleanor Grijalva)

February 8, 1932 – August 28, 2020

Sister Mary Leo Grijalva, SNJM departed this life on August 28, 2020 in at Saratoga Retirement Community in Saratoga, California.

Sister Leo celebrated 88 years of life and 67 years of religious profession.

 A virtual memorial will be held on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 2:00 p.m.

Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in her memory at a future date.

Nessi, Sister Catherine

Sister Catherine Nessi, SNJM

(Sister Francis Venard)

September 20, 1930 – August 18, 2020

Sister Catherine Nessi, SNJM departed this life on August 18, 2020 in at the Villas of Saratoga in Saratoga, California.

Sister Catherine celebrated 89 years of life and 70 years of religious profession.

Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in her memory at a future date.

McGee, Sister Mary Ann

Sister Mary Ann McGee, SNJM

(Sister Michele Marie)

February 11, 1931 – July 27, 2020

Sister Mary Ann McGee, SNJM departed this life on July 27, 2020 in Spokane, Washington.

Sister Mary Ann celebrated 89 years of life and 68 years of religious profession.

Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in her memory in the presence of her ashes at a future date.

Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in her memory at a future date.

Griffin, Sister Jean Elizabeth

Sister Jean Elizabeth Griffin, SNJM

(Margaret Ann Griffin)

October 19, 1922 – July 12, 2020

Sister Jean Elizabeth Griffin, SNJM departed this life on July 12, 2020 in Saratoga, California.

Sister Jean Elizabeth celebrated 97 years of life and 75 years of religious profession.

A virtual memorial will be held on Saturday, August 1, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in her memory at a future date.

Information About Marylhurst Commons

Since the closure of Marylhurst University in the fall of 2018, ownership of the land has returned to its founders, the Sisters of the Holy Names. This page provides information that will be updated throughout the process of determining the future of the property.

Raphael, Sister Mary Herbert

Sister Mary Herbert Raphael, SNJM

(Sister Margaret E. Raphael)

June 4, 1917 – May 20, 2020

Sister Mary Herbert Raphael, SNJM departed this life on May 20, 2020 in Oakland, California.

Sister Mary Herbert celebrated 102 years of life and 84 years of her religious profession.

Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in her honor in the presence of her ashes at a future date

Weis, Sister Jeanenne

Sister Jeanenne Weis, SNJM

(Sister Paula Jean)

May 19, 1931 – May 13, 2020

Sister Jeanenne Weis, SNJM departed this life on May 13, 2020 in Saratoga, California.

Sister Jeanenne celebrated 88 years of life and 65 years of her religious profession.

Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in her honor in the presence of her ashes at a future date.

Maynard, Sister Donna

Sister Donna Maynard, SNJM

(Sister M. Anne Regina)

June 9, 1929 – April 18, 2020

Sister Donna Maynard, SNJM departed this life on April 18, 2020 at Mercy Retirement and Care Center, Oakland, California.

Sister Donna celebrated 90 years of life and 68 years of her religious profession.

Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in her honor in the presence of her ashes at a future date.

Bentler, Sister Elizabeth (Betty)

Sister Elizabeth (Betty) Bentler, SNJM

(Sister Marion Benedict)

August 6, 1920 – March 30, 2020

Sister Elizabeth Bentler, SNJM departed this life on March 30, 2020 at South Hill Village, Spokane, Washington.

Sister Betty celebrated 90 years of life and 70 years of her religious profession.

Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated in her honor in the presence of her ashes at a future date.