In Memory of Sister Rose Marie Kalil, PHJC

Tuesday, 06 June 2006 20:00

Sister Rose Marie

March 4, 1916 - June 7, 2006

Sister Rose Marie Kalil, PHJC passed away on June 7, 2006 at the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson, Indiana. She was born to Sam and Lillian Kalil on March 4, 1916 in Mishawaka, Indiana. She entered the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ community and professed her first vows on June 25, 1936.

For 36 years Sister Rose Marie took care of children at three Poor Handmaid orphanages in Illinois and Indiana. Her other ministries included nurses aide, director of a retirement home and a receptionist.She retired to the Catherine Kasper Home in 1995. Sister Rose Marie was celebrating her 70-year jubilee this year.

May she rest in peace!

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