In Memory

Sister M. Rosalie McDermott, IHM

November 8, 1882 – July 4, 1942

Sister M. Rosalie McDermott, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on July 4, 1942.

She was born on November 8, 1882 in Pittston, Pennsylvania, and given the name Agnes. She was the daughter of the late Patrick and Ellen Salmon McDermott. She entered the IHM Congregation on July 1, 1903, received the religious habit on August 2, 1904, and made profession of her vows on July 26, 1906.

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

She is preceded in death by a sister, Mary, and two brothers, John F. and Martin.

She is survived by three sisters, Belinda of Pittston, PA, Kathryn of Browntown, PA, Mrs. Peter McQueen of Avoca, PA, a brother, Terrance of Binghamton, NY; nieces and nephews.

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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