April 27, 1914 - October 8, 2012
Sister Longinia Pobiedzinski, PHJC passed away on October 8, 2012 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born to Casimir and Sabina (Baranowski) Pobiedzinski in Mishawaka, Indiana on April 27, 1914. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1933.
In 1933 Sister Longinia began her long teaching career. For the next 56 years she taught in schools in Illinois and Indiana, including Ancilla Domini High School and College for 34 of those years. She also served the PHJC Community as Local Leader and Sacristan. She retired to the Catherine Kasper Home in 1998.
Sr. Longinia enjoyed many activities throughout the years. She shared that she was thankful for the gift of education, for work and leisure, and for the many creative opportunities related to her teaching assignments.
May Sister Longinia rest in peace!
Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.