Sister Angela Neville, a former head nurse at Bon Secours Hospital in Baltimore, died July 11 of a coronary embolism at Howard County General Hospital. She was 82.
Angela Neville, one of 15 children, was born and raised in Baltimore. She was a graduate of Seton High School and entered the Congregation of Bon Secours in 1947. She professed her final vows in 1956 at the Sisters of Bon Secours motherhouse in Paris.
She was a Seton High School graduate and earned her nursing degree in 1953 from the Bon Secours Hospital School of Nursing.
Sister Angela served as a staff or head nurse at many Bon Secours health facilities across the nation during her 50-year career.
She had been head nurse at Bon Secours Hospital in Baltimore, Villa Maria Nursing and Rehabilitation Hospital in Miami, Bon Secours Hospital in Methuen, Mass., St. Mary's Hospital in Richmond, Va., and at Bon Secours facilities in Darby, Pa., and Rosemont, Pa.
From 1992 until retiring in 2003, Sister Angela was on the activities staff at Maria Manor Nursing and Rehabilitation Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.
After moving to her order's provincial house in Marriottsville in 2006, Sister Angela worked at My Brother's Keeper, a West Baltimore soup kitchen.
Sister Angela enjoyed compiling scrapbooks documenting her life after entering her order.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the chapel of her order's provincial house at 1525 Marriottsville Road, Marriottsville.
Surviving are four brothers, Joe Neville, John Neville, Maurice Neville and William Neville, all of Baltimore; and three sisters, Betty Messick of Catonsville, Elle Mechlinski of Baltimore and Theresa Zeitofer of Marriottsville.