Remembrances

Will we all meet in heaven? O what joy to even think of it.

Catherine McAuley

Please join in both the joy and sorrow of celebrating the lives of Sisters of Mercy who have gone before us. Let us always remember that it is on their shoulders that we stand.

Obituaries are posted for a period of three months. For inquiries about a sister's death prior to that timeframe, please contact our archivists using our online form

  • Sister Ana Rosa de la Cruz-Segarra

    Age 83

    New York, Pennsylvania West

    Tuesday, May 11, 2021

    Sister Ana Rosa de la Cruz-Segarra was a native of Puerto Rico and a Sister of Mercy for 66 years.

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  • Sister Jane Dever

    Age 95

    Mid-Atlantic

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021

    Sister Jane was born and raised in South Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and embraced a life of ministry in New Jersey when she entered the Sisters of Mercy in Watchung in 1945.

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  • Sister Pauline Marie Swint

    Age 94

    South Central

    Tuesday, May 4, 2021

    When her mother died, she left 10-year-old Pauline Swint the responsibilities of homemaking and caring for her five brothers.

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  • Sister Emily Devine

    Age 82

    West Midwest

    Monday, May 3, 2021

    Sister Emily came to know the Sisters of Mercy as a young child when each summer, four sisters would travel from Cedar Rapids, Iowa, to Sacred Heart Parish in Woden to teach catechism. She entered the Cedar Rapids Regional Community in 1958.

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  • Sister Mary Ann Moses

    Age 85

    New York, Pennsylvania West

    Monday, May 3, 2021

    Sister Mary Ann Moses was an educator with a love for music that she passed along to her students.

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  • Sister Mary Elaine Peters

    Age 92

    Mid-Atlantic

    Thursday, April 29, 2021

    Born in Nicktown, Pennsylvania, one of 15 children, Sister Elaine demonstrated her loving devotion to her family all the days of her life.

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  • Sister Valery Heffner

    Age 93

    West Midwest

    Sunday, April 25, 2021

    Sister Valery was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. After graduating from Mercy High School in 1945, she entered the Sisters of Mercy in Chicago, Illinois.

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  • Sister Marilyn Rose Dietz

    Age 85

    South Central

    Saturday, April 24, 2021

    A Sister of Mercy for 67 years, Sister Marilyn Rose Dietz entered the Community in Cincinnati, Ohio, which was her birthplace.

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  • Sister Mary Hugh Mauldin

    Age 83

    South Central

    Thursday, April 22, 2021

    Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, Sister Mary Hugh Mauldin was part of a Navy family. A Sister of Mercy for 65 years, she ministered in education, from elementary school through college.

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  • Sister Mary Camille Kelley

    Age 89

    West Midwest

    Sunday, April 18, 2021

    Sister Mary Camille grew up in Detroit, Michigan, with four brothers and became part of the first class to enter the newly completed Our Lady of Mercy High School.

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