we remember . . . Rose Anne Fedorko, SSJ

Sister Rose Anne Fedorko, Ph.D., SSJ, formerly Sr. Helen Therese, age 91, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on August 8, 2020. She was in the 73rd year of her religious life. Sister Rose Anne was … Read More

we remember . . . Ann Loretta Urmann, SSJ

Ann Loretta Urmann, SSJ, age 95, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on July 18, 2020.  She was born Mary Regis Urmann in Elbon, Pennsylvania, on August 23, 1924, the daughter of the late Joseph and … Read More

we remember . . . Mary Arlene Menz, SSJ

Sister Mary Arlene Menz, SSJ, age 94, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on March 19, 2020.  She was in the 73rd year of her religious life.  Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, on November 10, 1925, the … Read More

we remember . . . Mary Margaret “Peggy” Balizet, SSJ

Mary Margaret “Peggy” Balizet, SSJ, formerly Sister John Daniel, 87, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on August 29, 2019 while in the 69th year of her religious life. She was born in Meadville, Pennsylvania, on … Read More

we remember . . . Mary Francis Becker, SSJ

Mary Francis Becker, SSJ, 78, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on August, 20, 2019 in the 61st year of her religious life.  She was born Barbara Ann Becker in Erie, Pennsylvania, on October 30, 1940, … Read More

we remember . . . Naomi Wood, SSJ

Naomi Wood, SSJ, 80, formerly Sister Ann Catherine Wood, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on July 1, 2019 in the 61st year of her religious life.  She was born in Johnsonburg, Pennsylvania, on June 24, … Read More

we remember . . .mary julia scully, SSJ

Mary Julia Scully, SSJ, 95, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on June 28, 2019 in the 76th year of her religious life.  She was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, on January 28, 1924, the daughter of … Read More

we remember . . .mary ellen dwyer, ssj

Sister Mary Ellen Dwyer, SSJ, formerly Sister Mariella, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on March 13, 2019 on the eve of her 82nd birthday.  Sister Mary Ellen was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania on March 14, … Read More

we remember . . . marilyn terwilliger, ssj

Sister Marilyn Terwilliger, SSJ, formerly Sr. Rosaire Marie Terwilliger, 84, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on December 27, 2018.  She was in the 67th year of her religious life.  She was born on July 19, … Read More

we remember . . . Bernardine Pais, SSJ

she was the second oldest Catholic sister in the Erie Diocese Bernardine Pais, SSJ, 101, died on December 10, 2018.  She was the oldest living member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania and the second oldest Catholic … Read More

we remember . . . mary thomas downing, ssj

“I assure you, as you did it for one of my least brothers and sisters, you did it for me.”    Matt 25:40 Sister Mary Thomas Downing, SSJ, age 91, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on … Read More

we remember . . . joachim onuffer, ssj

Sister Joachim Onuffer, SSJ, age 92, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on May 5, 2018.  Sister Joachim was born in Lewis Run, Pennsylvania, on June 25, 1925, the daughter of the late John and Anna … Read More

we remember . . . dorinda young, SSJ

Sister Dorinda Young, SSJ, age 78, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on March 18, 2018. She was born Judith Anne Young in Erie, PA on March 6, 1940, the daughter of Daniel and Dorinda (DeMaison) … Read More

we remember . . . mary alice reed, ssj

Our name, Sisters of St. Joseph, expresses our resolve to serve others with loving concern as Joseph served Jesus and Mary.                ~ SSJ Constitutions Sister Mary Alice Reed, SSJ, age 90, of the Sisters … Read More

we remember . . . marie eileen moyer, ssj

Sister Marie Eileen Moyer, SSJ, age 79, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on February 18, 2018.  She was in the 60thyear of her religious life.  She was born in Schenectady, NY, on August 10, 1938, … Read More

we remember . . . Hildegarde Boxer, SSJ

“We have loved her during life.  Let us not abandon her until we have conducted her by our prayers into the house of the Lord.”   St. Ambrose Sister Hildegarde Boxer, SSJ, age 86, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of … Read More

we remember… ann amen, ssj

Ann Amen, SSJ, Ph.D., age 99, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on August 29, 2017.  Sister Ann was in the 67th year of her religious life.  She was born in Quincy, Illinois on August 16, … Read More

we remember… leonie shanley, ssj

Sister Leonie Shanley, SSJ, age 89, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on August 28, 2017.  She was in the 72nd year of her religious life.  Sister Leonie was born on October 24, 1927 in Pawtucket, … Read More

we remember…marie celeste bindseil, ssj

Be most faithful to the graces of the Holy Spirit, listen attentively to his inspirations; obey God promptly and entirely as is indeed just, and give glory to him for the successes of your actions.           … Read More

Carol Wilcox, SSJ

“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases, his mercies never come to an end, they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”                  Lamentations 

Leonella Gingenbach, SSJ

Sister Leonella Gingenbach, SSJ, age 88, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on February 3, 2017. She was in the 66th year of her religious life. Sister Leonella was born in Erie, Pa. on March 3, … Read More

Ann Louis Grandinetti, SSJ

Sister Ann Louis Grandinetti, SSJ, 78, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on June 15, 2016. She was in her 59th year of religious life. Sister was born on March 13, 1938 in Bradford, PA the … Read More

Antonia Domeracki, SSJ

Sister Antonia Domeracki, SSJ, age 94, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on May 6, 2016. She was in the 76nd year of her religious life. Born in Village Little Hope, Pennsylvania, on January 28, 1922, … Read More

MARY IRENE LUNGER, SSJ

Mary Irene Lunger, SSJ, age 80, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on February 16, 2016. She was in the 63rd year of her religious life. She was born in Ridgway, Pennsylvania on December 20, 1935, … Read More

MARGARET JOSEPH MOKES, SSJ

Margaret Joseph Mokes, SSJ, age 87, of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Northwestern Pennsylvania, died on February 16, 2016. She was in the 67th year of her religious life. She was born in Kingston, PA, on May 30, 1928, … Read More