Sister Mary Spellicy, SNJM
Sister James Bernard
April 28, 1933 – May 21, 2016
Sister Mary Spellicy (Sr. James Bernard), a Sister of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary for over 60 years, died on Saturday, May 21, 2016, at St. Joseph’s Provincial House in Latham, New York, after a brief illness.
Sister Mary was born on April 28, 1933, in Rome, NY, to the late Theodore and Mary Ann (Smith) Spellicy. Throughout her life, Mary was thrilled to be daddy’s little girl and the “baby sister” of her three older brothers. Though their lives and work stretched them the length of the East Coast, Mary and her two surviving big brothers and their families, Theodore (Betty) Spellicy of Sarasota, Florida, and Andrew (Maryellen) Spellicy of Stittville, NY, always kept warm and current connections.
Sister Bernice Gignac, SNJM
July 29, 1941 – March 5, 2016
Departed this life on March 5, 2016 at Devonshire Seniors Residence in Windsor, Ontario. Sister Bernice had celebrated 74 years of life and 55 years of religious profession.
Sister Kathleen McDonough, SNJM
Sister Eileen Catharine
June 25, 1930 – March 5, 2016
Departed this life on March 5, 2016 at Our Lady of Fatima, Saratoga, California. Sister Kathleen had celebrated 85 years of life and 64 years of religious profession.
Sister Carol Qualley, SNJM
Sister Mary Elisia
December 23, 1928 – March 5, 2016
On December 23, 1928, in Seattle, Washington, John and Martha Cobine Qualley welcomed their second daughter, Carol. Carol was educated at Sacred Heart, Immaculate High School, Holy Names Academy, all in Seattle and graduated from Holy Names Academy, Spokane.
Sister Elizabeth Roberta Powers, SNJM
October 20, 1916 – February 29, 2016
Departed this life on February 29, 2016 at Devonshire Seniors Residence in Windsor, Ontario. Sister Elizabeth Roberta had celebrated 99 years of life and 79 years of religious profession.
Sister Oliviann Santilli, SNJM
Olive Gloria Santilli
June 25, 1921 – December 21, 2010
Sister Mary Oliviann Santilli, age 89, died on December 21, 2010. She was a vowed member of the Sisters of the Holy Names for 64 years.
Sister Irene Zimmerman, SNJM
July 19, 1924 – October 1, 2010
Sister Irene Zimmerman, age 86, died on October 2, 2010. She was a vowed Sister for 67 years.
Sister Agatha Aicher, SNJM
January 28, 1926 – September 9, 2010
Sister Agatha Aicher (Florence), age 84, and a vowed Sister of the Holy Names for 59 years, died on September 9, 2010.