In Memory

Sister M. Lucia Harley, IHM

December 20, 1878 – March 27, 1958

Sister M. Lucia Harley, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Thursday, March 27, 1958.

She was born on December 20, 1878 in Ireland, and given the name Anna. She was the daughter of the late Patrick and Bridget Lally Harley. She entered the IHM Congregation on August 15, 1904, received the religious habit on December 8, 1904, and made profession of her vows on December 27, 1906.

Sister Lucia enjoyed her years teaching children in our IHM mission schools.

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.

Archival Remembrance:

Sister M. Lucia will be long remembered for her ready wit and her joyful spirit, which always made her presence good company. Her pupils will cherish her for her good teaching, especially for the pious practices she inculcated. But above all her other good qualities, is her splendid example as a holy religious, faithful to all her obligations. Beneath her joyful spirit was a deep faith fostered by her good parents, and practiced throughout her life. May God grant eternal rest to her joyful soul.

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