Sister Thelma Johnson, Oblate Sister of Providence, who served as a teacher and principal at schools throughout the Northeast and the Midwest, died of heart failure Monday at St. Agnes Hospital. She was 77.
A wake followed by the liturgy of Christian burial will be offered for Sister Thelma tomorrow at Our Lady of Mount Providence Convent Chapel, 701 Gun Road. Burial will be Friday at Loudon Park Cemetery.
Sister Thelma returned Saturday from her current assignment at Buffalo's Catholic Central-Herlihy School to enter the health-care unit at the order's mother house in Catonsville. She had undergone surgery for cancer in June.
She is survived by her mother, Carrie Brooks of Flushing, N.Y.