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 Carol Marie Campbell

    Age 84

    West Midwest

    Thursday, February 11, 2021

    Sister Carol grew up in Auburn, Michigan, where the Sisters of Mercy taught her at St. Joseph Parish School. She entered the Sisters of Mercy in Detroit on September 7, 1955, making her perpetual vows on August 16, 1958.

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  • Sister Marjorie Ann McHugh

    Age 86

    Mid-Atlantic

    Thursday, February 4, 2021

    Sister Marjorie grew up in Brooklyn, New York, a city and its people that were at the core of her life of service.

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  • Sister Mary Edwardine (Betty) Brown

    Age 87

    Mid-Atlantic

    Tuesday, February 2, 2021

    Inspired by the community of sisters who educated her at Holy Cross School in Rumson, New Jersey, and Red Bank Catholic High School in Red Bank, New Jersey, Sister Betty entered the Sisters of Mercy in Watchung, New Jersey, in 1952.

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  • Sister Therese Martin Fetch

    Age 83

    New York, Pennsylvania West

    Thursday, January 28, 2021

    Sister Therese taught students in Catholic elementary schools in the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, for several of her 65 years as a Sister of Mercy.

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  • Sister Mary Ludmilla Benda

    Age 94

    West Midwest

    Wednesday, January 27, 2021

    Sister Ludmilla grew up on a farm in Toledo, Iowa, and acquired her nursing degree before entering the Mercy Community in 1947. Later, she received her B.S. and then her M.B.A. in healthcare administration.

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  • Sister Mary Jacinta

    Age 89

    Northeast

    Wednesday, March 11, 2020

    Sister Mary Jacinta, a Sister of Mercy for 73 years, was a teacher in Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Belize, Central America.

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