Remembering Sister Dorothy Clare Zuleski, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death our Sister Dorothy Clare Zuleski.  Sister Dorothy Clare died on June 14, 2021.  Our deepest condolences to Sister Dorothy Clare’s family and friends and to her last remaining classmate, Sister Lucille Krippel.

Sister Dorothy Clare’s prayer service was held on Monday, June 21, 2021 at the Chapel in Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, Illinois.  She was buried following the service, in the Congregation’s Plot at Resurrection Cemetery.  Please check back to view Sr. Dorothy Clare’s Alleluia Letter when it becomes available.  May she rest in peace.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sister Dorothy Clare Zuleski or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here:  Remembering our Deceased Sisters.

Remembering Sister Felicity Gaffney, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Felicity Gaffney.  Sister Felicity died peacefully on Saturday, June 5, 2021.  Our prayers and sympathy to Sister Felicity’s family and friends.

Sister Felicity was the last in her class to celebrate her 80th Jubilee in 2019.  She had also reached a milestone birthday, 100 years old, on May 6, 2021.

There was a prayer service held for Sister Felicity on June 15, 2021, at Dames Funeral Home in Joliet, IL. Since she requested to be cremated her cremains will be placed in the Congregation Plot at Resurrection Cemetery at a later date.  Please check back to view Sr. Felicity’s Alleluia Letter, when it becomes available.  May she rest in peace.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sister Felicity Gaffney or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here:  Remembering our Deceased Sisters

 

Remembering Sister Nadine Overbeck, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Nadine Overbeck. Sister Nadine died peacefully on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Our prayers and sympathy to Sister Nadine’s family and friends and to her classmates, Sisters Leomarie Luecke, Mary Ann Clark, Geraldine Podobnik, Rita Vahling, Kathleen Bushur, Margaret Ann Lanagan, Lourdes Boyer, Clarita Schumacher and Alice Ann Harcharik.

Sister Nadine’s Prayer Service took place on Monday, May 10, 2021 at Resurrection Cemetery. She will be laid to rest in the Congregation Plot at Resurrection Cemetery. May she rest in peace.

You can ready Sister Nadine’s Alleluia letter by clicking here:  Sr. Nadine.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sister Nadine Overbeck or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here:  Remembering our Deceased Sisters

Remembering Sister Anna Konrath, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Anna Konrath. Sister Anna died peacefully on Saturday, April 17, 2021. Our prayers and sympathy to her family and her classmates: Sister Dorothy Clare Zuleski and Sister Lucille Krippel .

Sister Anna had two prayer services to accommodate her extensive family. They were both held at Resurrection Cemetery on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. She was laid to rest in the Congregation Plot at Resurrection Cemetery after the service. May she rest in peace.  You can read her Alleluia letter here:  Sr. Anna.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sister Anna Konrath or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here:  Remembering our Deceased Sisters

Remembering Sister Elaine Murphy, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Elaine Murphy.  Sister Elaine died on Saturday, March 20, 2021.  Our prayers and sympathy to her family and her classmates: Sisters Leomarie Luecke, Nadine Overbeck, Mary Ann Clark, Geraldine Podobnik, Rita Vahling, Kathleen Bushur, Margaret Ann Lanagan, Lourdes Boyer, Clarita Schumacher and Alice Ann Harcharik.

Sr. Elaine’s prayer service was held at the Chapel located at Resurrection Cemetery on Thursday, March 25, 2021. She was laid to rest in the Congregation Plot at Resurrection Cemetery after the service. May she rest in peace.

You can ready Sister Elaine’s Alleluia letter by clicking here:  Sr. Elaine.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sr. Elaine Murphy or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here:  Remembering our Deceased Sisters

Remembering Sister Lauren Wiegman, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Lauren Wiegman, OSF.  Sister Lauren died on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

Our sympathy and prayers to her family and friends, especially Sister Marie Miller who has lived with Sister Lauren for many years, and to her classmates: Sisters Janet Tucci, Margaret Krieger, Joan Clare Wisner, Phyllis Pitz, Albert Marie Papesh, and her former classmate, Associate Barbara Pals.

Sister Lauren’s Prayer Service took place on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at Resurrection Cemetery. Sister Lauren was laid to rest in the Congregation Plot at Resurrection Cemetery after the service. May she rest in peace.

You can ready Sister Lauren’s Alleluia letter here:  Sr. Lauren.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sister Lauren Wiegman or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here: Remembering our Deceased Sisters

 

 

 

Remembering Sister Clare Wand, OSF

Please remember our Sister Clare Wand who died on Sunday, November 8, 2020.  Our sympathy to her family, her remaining classmate, Sister Margaret Ann Zimmerman and to her friend of many years, Sister Thadine Kaminski.

Sister Clare was laid to rest at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, Illinois on Friday, November 13, 2020.  May she rest in peace.

You can read Sister Clare’s Alleluia letter by clicking here:  Sr. Clare.

 

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sr. Clare Wand or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here: Remembering our Deceased Sisters

 

Remembering Sister Margaret Rose Sczesniak, OSF

Sister Margaret Rose Sczesniak died on September 5, 2020.  Our sympathy to her family and friends and to her classmates, Sisters Dorothy Clare Zuleski, Anna Konrath and Lucille Krippel.

Sister Margaret Rose was laid to rest on Monday, September 14, 2020, at Resurrection  Cemetery in Romeoville, Illinois.  There was a commital service prior to her burial, in the Chapel at Resurrection Cemetery. May she rest in peace.

You can learn more about Sister Margaret’s life by clicking on her Alleluia Letter here:  Sister Margaret

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sr. Margaret Rose or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here: Remembering our Deceased Sisters

Remembering Sister Mary Berendt, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of our Sister Mary Berendt.  Sister Mary died on June 11, 2020, at Our Lady of Angels Home in Joliet, Illinois.

Sister Mary’s committal service was held on June 23, 2020, in the chapel of Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, Illinois.  She was then buried in the Congregation Plot at Resurrection Cemetery.

You can read more about Sister Mary’s life by clicking on her Alleluia letter here: Sr. Mary Berendt.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sr. Mary Berendt or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here: Remembering our Deceased Sisters

Remembering Sister Mary Franz, OSF

Please pray for our Sister Mary Franz who died on May 7, 2020.  Because of the current restrictions on services for the deceased, Sister Mary’s wake and Prayer Service Mary will not be held at this time.  Her memorial Mass will be offered at a later time.

You can read more about Sister Mary’s life by clicking on her Alleluia Letter here:  Sr. Mary Franz .

May she rest in peace.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sr. Mary Franz or another Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here: Remembering our Deceased Sisters