May 13, 1920 - June 28, 2007
Sister Celeste Sass, PHJC passed away on June 28, 2007 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana, She was born Mildred Sass to Edward and Walburga Sass on May 13, 1920 in Quincy, Illinois and was the seventh of nine children. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1944.
Sister Celeste cared for people throughout her life. She ministered in childcare at Angel Guardian Orphanage, Chicago; St. Vincent Villa, Fort Wayne, Indiana; and St. John’s, Belleville, Illinois. She also ministered in elderly care, parish ministry, food service and as a housekeeper, seamstress and receptionist in various places. Sister Celeste retired to the Catherine Kasper Home in 1994.
May she rest in peace!
Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.