In Memory

Sister M. Lucina Mullen, IHM

August 1, 1887 – October 5, 1967

Sister M. Lucina Mullen, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Thursday, October 5, 1967 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Carbondale, Pennsylvania.

She was born on August 1, 1888 in Archbald, Pennsylvania, and given the name Laura. She was the daughter of the late John and Bridget Gallagher Mullen. She entered the IHM Congregation on September 29, 1915, received the religious habit on December 28, 1915, and made profession of her vows on January 3, 1918.

Sister Lucina served as a teacher at the following schools: St. Michael’s School for Boys in Hoban Heights, PA, from 1918 to 1923; St. Patrick Elementary School in White Haven, PA, from 1923 to 1925; Laurel Hill Academy in Susquehanna, PA, from 1925 to 1938; Epiphany Elementary School in Sayre, PA, from 1938 to 1944; St. John the Evangelist Elementary School in Binghamton, NY, from 1950 to 1953; and St. Mary Elementary Schoolin Avoca, PA, from 1953 to 1959.

Sister also served as the administrator of St. Joseph’s Hospital in Carbondale, PA, from 1944 to 1950.

From 1959 until the time of her death, Sister Lucina served as a teacher at St. John the Evangelist Elementary School in Scranton, PA.

She was preceded in death by two sisters, Catherine (Katie) and Sister M. Crescentia, IHM, and a brother, John Joseph.

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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