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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!

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