In Memory

In Memory

In Memory of Sister Cecelia Bianchino, PHJC

Monday, 28 February 2011 19:00

September 29, 1926 - February 26, 2011

Sr_Cecelia Bianchino

Sister Cecelia Bianchino, PHJC passed away on February 26, 2011 at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Plymouth, Indiana. She was born to Daniel and Josephine (Inorio) Bianchino on September 29, 1926 in Chicago, Illinois. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1953.

Sister Cecelia ministered at various entities as a bookkeeper, accountant, Director of Finance and supervisor. From 1977 to 1990 she served as a librarian in schools in Illinois, Minnesota, and Indiana. In 1994 she began serving the Poor Handmaid community in the Donaldson archives. Sister Cecelia retired in 2006.

May Sister Cecelia rest in peace!

Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.

In Memory of Sister Jeanette Cyr, PHJC

Monday, 06 December 2010 19:00
Sister Jeanette

June 21, 1914 - December 7, 2010

Sister Jeanette Cyr, PHJC passed away on December 7, 2010 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born to Stephen and Milanese (Patnaude) Cyr on June 21, 1914 in Fowler, Indiana. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1933.

Sister Jeanette began ministering in 1933 as a teacher at Angel Guardian Orphanage in Chicago. From 1937 to 1974 she served at various PHJC ministries as an office manager or bookkeeper. From 1974 to 2001 she ministered to the elderly in Chicago. Sister Jeanette retired to the Catherine Kasper Home in 2001.

May she rest in peace!

Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.

In Memory of Sister Loretta Volk, PHJC

Friday, 03 December 2010 19:00
Sr. Loretta

December 31, 1922 - December 4, 2010

Sister Loretta Volk, PHJC passed away on December 4, 2010 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Ernestine Volk to Anton and Catherine (Kuenstler) Volk on December 31, 1922 in Wendelin, Illinois. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1947.

Sister Loretta is the sister of Sister Antoinette Volk, PHJC and the cousin of Sister Linda Volk, PHJC.

Sister Loretta ministered in education as a teacher and/or principal from 1947 to 1991 in various schools Indiana and Illinois. From 1991 to 2002 she was a Sister Hostess at either St. Mary Medial Center in Gary or St. Catherine Hospital in East Chicago. Indiana. Sister Loretta retired to the Catherine Kasper Home in 2002.

May she rest in peace!

Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.

In Memory of Adalene Schoner, Associate

Monday, 08 November 2010 19:00
 Adalene

November 9, 2010

Adalene Schoner passed away in November 2010, at the age of 95. She was a resident at Catherine Kasper Home. She is survived by two daughters, Rita and Marylyn; a sister, a brother, 12 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren.

Adalene celebrated her 25th anniversary as an Associate in 2009. Prior to moving to Catherine Kasper Home, she had been a parishioner at St. Michael’s Parish in Plymouth, Indiana, where she served as organist for many years.

May Adalene rest in peace.

In Memory of Joe Belisle, Associate

Monday, 08 November 2010 19:00
 Joe

January, 1924 - November 9, 2010

R. Joseph (Joe) Belisle passed away in November 2010, in Wyoming, Michigan. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary, also an Associate. Joe was 86 years old. He is survived by his two children, Jim and Judy, and his sister-in-law, Sister M. Conrad Kirchhoff.

Joe was a charter member of the Associate Community and celebrated his 25th anniversary in 2008. He was active in the summer program at the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Ministry Center several years ago. He helped organize the programs and activities for the senior citizens for the summer sessions. He and Mary were also active participants in the annual Bazaar.

May Joe rest in peace.

In Memory of Sister Nola Weiner, PHJC

Saturday, 10 July 2010 20:00
Sister Nola

January 16, 1912 - July 11, 2010

Sister Nola Weiner, PHJC passed away on July 11, 2010 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Mary Florence Weiner to James and Emma (Calme) Weiner on January 16, 1912 in Cincinnati, Ohio. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1935.

Sister Nola ministered in healthcare from 1934 to 1992 at various hospitals in Indiana, Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. In 1992 she retired to the Catherine Kasper Home.

May Sister Nola rest in peace!

Memorial contributions may be made to the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ, PO Box 1, Donaldson, IN 46513.