November 19, 1918 - July 6, 2005
Sister Richard Mehal, PHJC passed away on July 6, 2005 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson Indiana. She was born Helen Mehal on November 19, 1918 to George and Mary Mehal in Dunlo, Pennsylvania. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community on June 24, 1937 and took her final vows on June 24, 1944.
Sister Richard ministered in education for 54 years at various schools in Indiana and Illinois. She also served as sacristan at St. Mary Parish, Trenton, Illinois until she retired to the Catherine Kasper Home in 2000.
May she rest in peace!