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

 

Remembering Sister Elizabeth Marie Klepec, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Elizabeth Marie Klepec, who died on Sunday, March 8, 2020.

Sr. Elizabeth Marie’s wake was held at Tezak Funeral Home on March 16, 2020. She was buried at St. Joseph Cemetery

 A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date.

To read more about Sister Elizabeth Marie’s Life please click here:  Sr. Elizabeth Marie.

If you would like to make a donation in honor of Sr.  Elizabeth Marie or any other Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here: Remembering our Deceased Sisters

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. Human trafficking is a $32 billion dollar industry present in all 50 states. The International Labor Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of human trafficking worldwide. Here are signs to watch for: Human Trafficking Signs

Please take a few minutes to view this video produced by the IWRAHT (Illinois Women Religious Against Human Trafficking). You can view their video on Youtube and searching for: IWRAHT 10th Anniversary.

Remembering Sister Juanita Regine Ujcik, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Juanita Regine Ujcik, OSF who died on December 9, 2019.

Sr. Juanita’s Wake and Funeral Mass took place on December 18, 2019 at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home in Joliet, IL.  She was buried on December 19, 2019, at Resurrection Cemetery in the Congregation Plot in Romeoville, Illinois.

You can read more about Sr. Juanita’s life by clicking on:  Sr. Juanita

May she rest in peace.

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

Remembering Sister David Ann Hoy, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister David Ann Hoy. Sister David Ann died on Monday, December 9, 2019, at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home (OLA) in Joliet, Illinois.

Sister David Ann’s wake and Funeral Mass took place on December 12, 2019, at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home in Joliet, IL.  She was buried on December 13, 2019, at Resurrection Cemetery in the Congregation Plot in Romeoville, Illinois.

You can read Sister David Ann’s Alleluia Letter by clicking here: Sr.DavidAnn.

May she rest in peace.

If you would like to make a donation honoring Sr. David Ann, or any other Joliet Franciscan Sister, please click here: Remembering our Deceased Sisters.

Remembering Sister Margaret Kacvinsky, OSF

Remembering Sister Marie Schramko, OSF

Sister Marie died on Sunday evening, April 28, 2019 at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home. She was 102 years old.

Her wake and funeral took place on May 13, 2019 at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home where she was a resident.  She was buried on May 14, 2019 in the Congregation Plot at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, Illinois.

May she rest in peace.

To read more about Sister Marie’s life, please click on: Sister Marie.

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

Remembering Sister M. Maurice White, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister M. Maurice White, OSF.  Sister Maurice died on March 9, 2019 at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home (OLA) in Joliet, IL.

Her prayer service/wake and Funeral Mass took place on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 in the Chapel at OLA.

Sister Maurice would have been celebrating her 80th jubilee this year. Our deepest condolences to all of Sister Maurice’s family and friends.

To read more about Sister Maurice’s life by clicking on: Sr. Maurice.

May she rest in peace.

 

Remembering Sister Mariarthur Hamann, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Mariarthur Hamann, OSF.  Sister Mariarthur died on March 7, 2019 at Our Lady of Angels Retirement Home (OLA).

Sister Mariarthur’s prayer service and wake took place on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, followed by her Funeral Mass in the OLA Chapel.

She was buried on Thursday, March 14, 2019, in the Congregation Plot at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, IL.

To read more about Sister Mariarthur’s life, please click on: Sister Mariathrthur.

May she rest in peace.

Remembering Sister Pauline Schutz, OSF

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of our Sister Pauline Schutz, OSF.  Sister Pauline died on Sunday, February 10, 2019.

Sister Pauline’s prayer service and Mass were held at Our Lady of Angels Home in Joliet on Friday, February 15, 2018.  She was buried on Saturday, February 16, 2019,  in the Congregation’s Plot at Resurrection Cemetery in Romeoville, Illinois.  If you would like to view Sister Pauline’s prayer service and Mass, please go to www.livestream.com/jolietfranciscans and click on the event.

If you would like to learn more about Sister Pauline’s life, please click on:  Sister Pauline Schutz.

May she rest in peace.