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Sister Barbara Williams, SNJM

Sister Roberta Marie

September 29, 1926 - February 12, 2017

Sister Barbara Williams, SNJM departed this life on February 12, 2017 at Our Lady of Fatima, Saratoga, California. Sister Barbara celebrated 90 years of life and 68 years of her religious profession. Her Mass of Resurrection will be celebrated on Sunday, February 19, 2017 at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Chapel, Campbell, California. Burial will take place at 10:15 a.m., Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, California.

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Sister Katherine Gray, SNJM

Sister Lucian Mary

July 16, 1922 - January 29, 2017

Katherine Blanche Gray was born to Lucian A. Gray and Mary Katherine Morrissey Gray on July 16, 1922 in Nespelem, WA and passed peacefully from this life on January 29, 2017 at Hospice House South, in Spokane, WA. As one of nine children, Sister Katherine was raised and completed her elementary and high school education in Nespelem, WA. She attended Holy Names College in Spokane, entered the novitiate of the Sisters of the Holy Names in July 1944 at Marylhurst, OR and professed her vows in August 1946. Sister Katherine received her BA in Education from Holy Names College in Spokane and her Masters of Education from the University of Oregon with an emphasis in Administration, including an Administrative Internship at Marygrove College in Detroit, MI.

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Sister Mary Angela Morbeck, SNJM

Sister Mary Ann Morbeck

April 22, 1922 - January 27, 2017

Sister Mary Angela Morbeck, SNJM departed this life on January 27, 2017 at Marie Rose Center, Mary's Woods in Lake Oswego, OR. Sister Mary Angela had celebrated 94 years of life and 74 years of religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Chapel of the Holy Names, Lake Oswego, OR. Burial will take place following the funeral at Holy Names Cemetery, Marylhurst, OR.

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Sister Joann Groo, SNJM

Sister Mary Claudiana

June 27, 1924 - January 25, 2017

Sister Joann was born Joan Elizabeth Groo on June 27, 1924, in Montpelier, Idaho. The middle child of Russell P. Groo and Catherine Brennan Groo, Sister Joann’s early childhood was spent in Montpelier. In 1929, the family moved to Spokane. Her mother’s strong Catholic faith influenced the choice of move, because she wanted a strong religious upbringing for her family.  Settled in Spokane, Sister Joann attended St. Aloysius School, Holy Names Academy and Holy Names College from which she graduated in 1960 with her B.A. Prior to entering the novitiate of the Sisters of the Holy Names in July, 1945, Sister Joann had completed her schooling to become a registered nurse at Sacred Heart School of Nursing, Spokane. She professed her religious vows on August 5, 1947.   

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Sister Mary Ann Herres, SNJM

Sister Michael James

March 15, 1927 - December 18, 2016

The only daughter of Michael and Maria Herres, Mary Ann was born in Pomeroy, WA on March 15, 1927. She joined six brothers and three more brothers followed her, growing up on a large wheat farm. Mary Ann graduated from Holy Rosary Elementary School in Pomeroy, and furthered her education at Pomeroy High School and St. Patrick’s in Walla Walla. She earned her B.S. from Holy Names College, majoring in Science and her M.A. from Webster College in St. Louis in elementary education.

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Sister Cecilia Miriam

May 29, 1919 - December 17, 2016

Sister Ethna Marie O'Doherty, SNJM departed this life on December 17, 2016 at Marie Rose Center, Mary's Woods, in Lake Oswego, Oregon. Sister Ethna Marie had celebrated 97 years of life and 73 years of religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Friday, January 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Chapel of the Holy Names, Lake Oswego, Oregon. Burial will take place following the funeral at Holy Names Cemetery, Marylhurst, Oregon.

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Sister Emmanuela Mary

February 22, 1924 - October 30, 2016

Sister Mary Alice departed this life on October 31, 2016 at Merrill Gardens in Campbell, California. Sister Mary Alice celebrated 92 years of life and 62 years of her religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Chapel, Campbell, California. Burial will take place at 10:15 a.m. Monday, November 7, 2016 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, California.

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Sister Thaddeus Mary

July 31, 1925 - October 20, 2016

Sister Nora departed this life on October 20, 2016 at Our Lady of Fatima, Saratoga, California. Sister Nora celebrated 91 years of lifeand 71 years of her religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection was  celebrated on Sunday, October 30, 2016at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Chapel, Campbell, California. Burial took place at 10:15 a.m. Monday, October 31, 2016 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, California.

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Sister Lawrence Mary

September 24, 1932 - October 2, 2016

Sister Margaret Campbell departed this life on October 2, 2016 at Our Lady of Fatima, Saratoga, California. Sister Margaret celebrated 84 years of life and 62 years of her religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection was celebrated on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Holy Spirit Chapel, Campbell, California. Burial took place at 10:15 a.m. Monday, October 10, 2016 at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Hayward, California.

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Sister Marian Paula

June 11, 1931 - September 6, 2016

Sister Eileen Brown departed this life on September 6, 2016 at her residence in Gladstone, Oregon. Sister Eileen had celebrated 85 years of life
and 65 years of religious profession. Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Chapel of the Holy Names, Lake Oswego, Oregon. Burial will take place following the funeral at Holy Names Cemetery, Marylhurst, Oregon.