In Memory

Sister M. Margaret Kearney, IHM

January 21, 1866 – November 7, 1937

Sister M. Margaret Kearney, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Sunday, November 7, 1937.

She was born on January 21, 1866 in Archbald, Pennsylvania, and given the name Alice. She was the daughter of the late Patrick and Ann E. Mahon Kearney. She entered the IHM Congregation on May 24, 1889, received the religious habit on October 3, 1889, and made profession of her vows on August 2, 1891.

She was a member of a large family which five of its children to serve God in religion. Two sisters, Sister M. Alacoque and Sister M. Victoria came to join her in the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary. Another sister, at age sixty-five, entered the Visitandine Order in Wilmington, DE. And a brother, Reverend Richard became a Third Order Regular Franciscan Friar in Altoona, 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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