In Memory

Sister M. Angela Hughes, IHM

September 28, 1916 – November 2, 1996

Sister M. Angela Hughes, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Saturday, November 2, 1996.

She was born on September 28, 1916 in Altoona, PA, and given the name Dorothy. She was the daughter of the late Edward O. and Helen Risbon Hughes. She entered the Congregation on September 7, 1934, made her first profession of vows on May 3, 1937, and her final profession of vows on August 2, 1940.

Sister Angela was a teacher at the followings schools: St. Mary of the Mount High School in Pittsburgh, PA, in 1937; All Saints High School in Mastontown, PA, from 1937 to 1949; St. Joseph High School in Renovo, PA, from 1949 to 1950; St. Rosalia High School in Pittsburgh, PA, from 1950 to 1960; and Most Holy Rosary High School in Syracuse, NY, from 1960 to 1964.

Sister also served on the faculty at Marywood College in Scranton, PA, from 1964 to 1989.

From 1989 until the time of her death, Sister Angela served as an instructor at the Educational Enrichment Institute at the IHM Center in Scranton, PA.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in science/mathematics from Marywood College, and a Master of Science degree in physics/chemistry from Notre Dame University.

She is preceded in death by three sisters, Elizabeth (Bibby), Marjorie Diehl, and Patricia, and a brother, Joseph.

She is survived by four sisters, Maxine Regina Berrang of Waynesboro, VA, Mary Theresa White of Sheffield Lake, OH, Eleanor McKnight of Hollidaysburg, PA, and Bertha Phillips of Lansdowne, PA; two brothers, Edward of Alexandria, VA, and Robert of Woodbridge, VA; nieces and nephews; grandnieces and grandnephews.

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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