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By Robert Hilson Jr. and Robert Hilson Jr.,SUN STAFF | August 9, 1998
Sister Mary Consilio Wilson, O.S.P., a teacher and parochial school administrator for 45 years -- many of those at the St. Frances Academy in Baltimore -- died Aug. 2 of heart failure at Bon Secours Hospital. She was 82.Sister Consilio was a member of the Oblate Sisters of Providence -- an order founded in Baltimore inthe early 1800s -- and lived at themotherhouse in Catonsville. Sheentered the convent in 1937 andprofessed her final vows in 1940.She began teaching in 1941 at the old St. Pius V school, then on Harlem Avenue in West Baltimore, where she taught all levels in grade school.
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By Traci A. Johnson and Traci A. Johnson,Sun Staff Writer | June 20, 1994
Sister Mary Adolph Schulmeister, who taught school more than 62 years and was a nun for almost 82 years, died June 13 of carcinoma of the liver at her home at Villa Assumpta. She was 101.The former Bertha Elizabeth Schulmeister, whose order was School Sisters of Notre Dame, officially retired in 1969 after teaching middle school in Maryland, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Washington for 62 years. But she continued to teach part time until 1973.She then was a teacher's aide for three years before finally retiring and moving in 1976 to Villa Assumpta near Charles Street and Bellona Avenue.
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By Donna Boller and Donna Boller,Sun Staff Writer | March 13, 1995
Sister Mary Annina Byrne, 84, a teaching nun who collected more than 700 dolls during nearly 60 years, died Friday at St. Joseph Medical Center of a heart condition.Born Eugenia Claire Byrne in 1910, she entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame order in 1931 and professed vows in 1933, the same year she began collecting dolls.At its peak, her collection contained more than 700 dolls from around the world.Her first dolls were two from Czechoslovakia, given to her by her sister, who suggested, "Why not collect dolls?"
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,SUN STAFF | September 24, 1998
Sister Mary Thecla Lancaster, R.S.M., who was a compassionate and ubiquitous presence in the hallways and patient rooms of Mercy Medical Center for more than 40 years, died there Saturday of leukemia. She was 77.Assigned to the hospital's pastoral care department since 1976, she visited the sick and their families until several weeks ago when she was hospitalized, complaining that she was "being grounded."It was not uncommon to see Sister Thecla visiting patients in the wee hours."She brought an extraordinary gift of being able to connect with the sick who so often feel vulnerable and alone," said Sister Helen Amos, R.S.M.
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June 23, 2004
On June 20, 2004; SISTER MARY AMBROSIA VASOLD, S.S.N.D., a beloved member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Dear daughter of the late Anna (Amtmann) and Ambrose Vasold; dear sister of Mary Wiegand, Barbara Stritzinger and James Vasold. Also, survived by nieces, nephews, grand-nieces and grandnephews. Friends may call at Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles Street on Tuesday 7 to 8:30 AM and Wednesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 8:30 PM. A Christian Wake Service will be held Wednesday 7 PM. A Funeral Mass will be offered Thursday 10 AM at the Chapel of Villa Assumpta.
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December 29, 2006
DENISIA FILIPPO, S.S.N.D.; beloved member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame; dear daughter of the late Catherine (nee Pedano) and Nicholas Filippo; dear aunt of Sister Mary Francisann Rapa, S.S.N.D.; also survived by other nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Friends may call at Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles St., on Friday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 8:30 P.M. A Christian Wake Service will be held Friday evening at 7:30 A.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Saturday 10 A.M., in the Chapel of Villa Assumpta.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,SUN STAFF | September 14, 2001
Sister Mary Jerome McGinley, who established a learning center for immigrants and others lacking basic education, died of cancer Tuesday at her order's Villa St. Michael nursing home in Emmitsburg. She was 72. She had been a member of the Daughters of Charity Roman Catholic religious order for nearly 54 years. A teacher and medical facilities fund-raiser, she served as director of special projects at Jenkins Memorial Home - now St. Elizabeth's Home for Nursing Care - on the grounds of what was then St. Agnes Hospital in Southwest Baltimore from 1978 to 1989.
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November 28, 2006
On November 24, 2006 SISTER MARY BERNARDITA THOMPSON, S.S.N.D.; beloved member of the School Sisters of Notre Dame; dear daughter of the late Amelia (nee Fischer) and John Elmer Thompson; dear sister of Mary von Paris, Anna Brown, Margaret Geeson, Helen Moskunas and the late Teresa Baughman, Amelia Boyer, Joseph Thompson, J. Walter Thompson, Frank Thompson, Jeremiah P. Thompson and John E. Thompson. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Friends may call at Villa Assumpta, 6401 N. Charles St. on Monday 7 to 8:30 P.M. and Tuesday 3 to 5 and 7 to 8:30 P.M. A Christian Wake Service will be held Tuesday evening at 7:30 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Wednesday at 10 :30 A.M. in the Chapel of Villa Assumpta.
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