In Memory

Sister M. Evangelista Dougherty, IHM

March 8, 1858 – August 28, 1931

Sister M. Evangelista Dougherty, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Friday, August 28, 1931.

She was born on March 8, 1858 in Summitville, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, and given the name Matilda. She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Cassidy Dougherty. She entered the IHM Congregation on May 28, 1882, received the religious habit on March 27, 1883, and made profession of her vows on April 6, 1885.

Sister Evangelista enjoyed her years of teaching children at our IHM mission schools, including at St. John the Evangelist School in Pittston, PA.

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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