Kathleen Sullivan, OP


Sister Kathleen Sullivan, OP, formerly known as Sister James Francis, of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died April 3, 2014 at the Wartburg, Mt. Vernon, NY. She was 83 years of age. The daughter of the late Francis Patrick and Katherine Reilly Sullivan, she was born January 29, 1931 in New York City. Sister Kathleen [...]

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Virginia Hanrahan, OP


  Eulogy by S. Anne Marie Bucher We are here tonight to celebrate the life of S. Virginia Hanrahan.  Each of us comes with many stories about her – and I would like to share some of my thoughts with you.  As many of you know she was called Ginny or Ginger by family and friends.  She [...]

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Barbara Wheeler, OP

Barbara Wheeler(rev)R

Sister Barbara Wheeler, OP of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, died January 4, 2014. She was 89 years old. The daughter of the late Clarence McCarthy and Marie B. Duckart, she was born September 2, 1924 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. S. Barbara’s Mass of the Resurrection can be connected to on You Tube at this link. [...]

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Gertrude Mary Kerin, OP

Gertrude Mary KerinR

When I received the surprising phone call from Sister Peggy on Friday that Sister Gertrude Mary died I couldn’t  help but think how appropriate that she died as we the church celebrate this season on Advent…..the season that speaks the words…. Come Lord Jesus – a beautiful Advent cry. It is a cry to the [...]

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Ann Louise Beerhalter, OP


Sister Ann Louise Beerhalter, OP of the Dominican Sisters of Hope, Ossining, New York, died at her home in the Ossining Center of Hope at Mariandale, on February 27, 2014. She was 91 years of age. The daughter of the late Martin and Anna Zimmerhockel Beerhalter, she was born February 21, 1923 in Munnsville, New [...]

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