In Memory

Sister M. Yvonne McHale, IHM

February 4, 1907 – April 3, 1973

Sister M. Yvonne McHale, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Tuesday, April 3, 1973 at the Marian Convent in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

She was born on February 3, 1907 in Pittston, Pennsylvania, and given the name Dorothy. She was the daughter of the late Patrick and Judith Kelly McHale. She entered the IHM Congregation on February 2, 1934, received the religious habit on August 2, 1934, and made profession of her vows on August 3, 1936.

Sister Yvonne served as a nurse at St Joseph’s Hospital in Carbondale, PA; St. John’s Home in Cresson, PA; and St. Michael’s Industrial School for Boys in Hoban Heights, PA.

She is preceded in death by a sister, Rita, and a brother, Reverend Clement Charles, OSA.

She is survived by a sister, Monica Brown, three brothers, Albert W., Urban M., and Vincent, 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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