In Memory

Sister Mary Catherine Harrington, IHM

March 29, 1865 – July 30, 1894

Sister Mary Catherine Harrington, IHM, of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary died on Monday, July 30, 1894 in Carbondale, Pennsylvania.

She was born on March 29, 1865 on Staten Island, New York, and given the name Roseanna. She was the daughter of Rose Doyle Harrington and the late Timothy Harrington. She entered the IHM Congregation on April 24, 1889, received the religious habit on October 3, 1889, and made profession of her vows on August 2, 1891.

Sister Mary Catherine served as teacher at St. Patrick Parochial School in Scranton, PA, and St. Rose School in Carbondale, PA.

She is preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Timothy, and a sister, Margarette.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by four brother James, Edward, Francis J. (Frank), and three sisters, Mary A., Hannah, Eleanor (Ella or Ellen).

Internment is at St. Rose of Lima Cemetery in Carbondale, 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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