In Memory

Sister M. Macaria Mooney, IHM

January 6, 1900 – July 21, 1979

Sister M. Macaria Mooney, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, died Saturday, July 21, 1979 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Carbondale, Pennsylvania, after an illness.

She was born on January 6, 1900 in Pittston, Pennsylvania, and was the daughter of the late William and Catherine Gibbons Mooney. She entered the IHM Congregation on March 25, 1926, received the religious habit on August 15, 1926, and made profession of her vows on August 15, 1928.

Sister Macaria served as a teacher at the following schools: St. Mary John School in Cresson, PA; St. Thomas Aquinas Elementary School in Ashville, PA; Sacred Heart of Mary Elementary School in Jermyn, PA; Holy Rosary Elementary School in Scranton, PA; St. Paul Elementary School in Cranston, RI; and at schools located in Baltimore, MD, Pittsburgh, PA, Brooklyn and Forest Hills, NY.

She is preceded in death by a sister, Sister M. Christopher Mooney, IHM.

She is survived by a sister, Elizabeth Smith of Queens Village, NY, several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be Tuesday, July 24 with Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. at the Marian Convent Chapel. Interment will follow at St. Catherine’s Cemetery, Moscow, Pennsylvania. Friends may call at the Marian Convent on Monday afternoon or evening.

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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