In Memory

Sister M. Louis Langan, IHM

November 29, 1849 – July 24, 1913

Sister M. Louis Langan, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Thursday, July 24, 1913 at St. Rose’s Convent in Carbondale, Pennsylvania.

She was born on November 29, 1849 in Waymart, Pennsylavania, and given the name Sarah. She was the daughter of the late Thaddeus and Catharine McGuire Langan. She entered the IHM Congregation on July 29, 1875, received the religious habit on April 25, 1876, and made profession of her vows on May 8, 1878.

Sister M. Louis enjoyed her years of teaching children at our IHM mission schools, including at St. Rose School in Carbondale, Pennsylvania.

Interment is at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Carbondale, 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.

“Sister M. Louis Langdon died at Saint Rose’s, July 24, 1913. Her loss was deeply felt in the boarding school where she had charge of the boys. Her kindness to her little charges and the motherly interest she manifested toward them made her services there invaluable.”

Excerpted from The Sisters of the I.H.M.: The Story of The Founding of The Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary and Their Work In The Scranton Diocese by Sister M. Immaculata Gillespie, IHM, P.J. Kenedy & Sons, NY, 1921, p. 353

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