In Memory

In Memory

In Memory of Sister Ethel Yuha, PHJC

Monday, 12 December 2005 19:00
Sister Ethel

March 24, 1916 - December 13, 2005

Sister Ethel Yuha, PHJC passed away on December 13, 2005 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Helen Yuha to Michael and Magdalen Yuha on March 24, 1916 in Gary, Indiana. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1936.

Sister Ethel ministered for 57 years as a teacher, principal or librarian at several school in Indiana and Illinois. She retired to the Catherine Kasper Home in 2001, after serving as a volunteer librarian in the Avita Library at the Motherhouse in Donaldson.

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 Vione (Vi) Kelly, Associate

Thursday, 08 December 2005 19:00
 Vione (Vi)

December 9, 2005

On December 9, 2005, Associate Vione (Vi) Kelly passed away in the Catherine Kasper Life Center. Among her survivors are three sisters: Mrs. Catherine Flood; and two Poor Handmaid Sisters, Sisters Margaret Hanon and Mary Boby. Vi and her husband, now deceased, had six children. They raised their family in Griffith, Indiana, and then Vi moved to Maria Center after her husband died. Along with raising her family, Vi taught high school Latin and English for 39 years. Vione became an Associate in 1984. Among her many contributions as an Associate, she served for two years on the Associate/Sister Advisory Board in 1989 and 1990. Vione was 90 years old.

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 Maureen Freihage, PHJC

Thursday, 10 November 2005 19:00
Sister Maureen

October 3, 1906 - November 11, 2005

Sister Maureen Freihage, PHJC passed away on November 11, 2005 at Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Irene Freihage to Peter and Angeline Freihage on September 3, 1906 in Chicago. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1942.

Sister Maureen ministered in administration at various hospitals in Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana beginning in 1941. She also served as Local Leader of Convent Ancilla Domini and as Provincial Secretary before retiring to the Catherine Kasper Home in 1987.

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 Lucia Constantino, PHJC

Thursday, 15 September 2005 19:00
Sister Lucia

October 16, 1914 - September 16, 2005

Sister Lucia Constantino, PHJC passed away on September 16, 2005 at Catherine Kasper Home in Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Anna Constantino on October 16, 1914 to Antonio and Lucia Constantino in what is now Skokie, Illinois. She was the second oldest of four children.

She entered the novitiate of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Congregation on June 25, 1946 and took her final vows on June 24, 1953. Sister Lucia ministered as a nurse for almost 30 years—sixteen of those as a pediatric nurse, which she loved. After retiring as a nurse she continued to work at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Chicago as a library assistant and as a volunteer in the surgical waiting room. She retired to Catherine Kasper Home in 1999.

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 Anne Fox, PHJC

Wednesday, 20 July 2005 19:00
Sister Anne

March 26, 1917 - July 21, 2005

Sister Anne Fox, PHJC passed away July 21, 2005 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born Mary Margaret Fox to Louis Nicholas and Anna Mueller Fox on March 26, 1917. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community on June 26, 1937 and took her final vows on June 24, 1944.

Sister Anne started teaching in 1940 and taught in various schools in Illinois, Minnesota and Indiana. She continued to tutor even after retirement She moved to the Catherine Kasper Home in 2004.

May she rest in peace!

In Memory of Sister Richard Mehal, PHJC

Tuesday, 05 July 2005 19:00
Sister Richard

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!