In Memory

Sister Alphonsus Marie Downey, IHM

November 1, 1890 – February 15, 1948

Sister Alphonsus Marie Downey, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Sunday, February 15, 1948.

She was born on November 1, 1890 in Scranton, PA, and given the name Hortense. She was the daughter of the late James and Sarah Scanlon Downey. She entered the IHM Congregation on September 8, 1919, received the religious habit on December 27, 1919, and made profession of her vows on December 29, 1921.

Interment is at St. Catherine’s Cemetery in Moscow, Pennsylvania.

Memorial contributions may be made to support the retired IHM Sisters c/o the IHM Sisters Retirement Fund, IHM Center, 2300 Adams Avenue, Scranton, PA 18509.

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