In Memory

Sister Mary Austin O’Neill, IHM

September 8, 1840 – December 24, 1869

Sister Mary Austin O’Neill, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Thursday, December 24, 1868 at St. Alphonsus Academy in Susquehanna Depot, Pennsylvania.

She was born on September 8, 1840 in Pennsylvania, and given the name Mary. She entered the IHM Congregation in Reading, Pennsylvania in May of 1860, received the religous habit on July 13, 1860, and made profession of her vows on August 15, 1861.

Sister Mary Austin served as a teacher at St. Alphonsus Academy in Susquehanna Depot, Pennsylvania, from 1860 to 1868.

Sister Mary Austin is one of two sisters from the Immaculata based IHM Congregation that are buried in Saint John’s Cemetery in Susquehanna Depot, Susquehanna County, 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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