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By Los Angeles Daily News | August 1, 1991
LOS ANGELES -- The Tune In, Turn On, Burn Out tour -- featuring Sisters of Mercy, Public Enemy, Gang of Four, Warrior Soul and Young Black Teenagers -- has been canceled five days before it was to play in Southern California.Sisters of Mercy spokeswoman Ellen Bello said the tour, which had six dates remaining, was canceled due to "lack of ticket sales."Cities also affected by the cancellation are Dallas, Houston, Phoenix, Denver and Berkeley. Bello said five of the dates were canceled by promoters, and the remaining Berkeley date was canceled by the Sisters of Mercy.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | July 14, 2014
Sister Mary Mark Walsh, a retired teacher who was a member of the Sisters of Mercy for nearly 78 years, died of heart failure Saturday at the Villa, her order's Baltimore County retirement home. She was 97. Born Ruth Anna Walsh in Baltimore County, she was the daughter of Charles S. Walsh, a farmer, and Minnie Woolrey Walsh, a homemaker. According to a biography supplied by the Sisters of Mercy, she grew up on the family farm near the Liberty Dam. There were no Catholic schools in immediate area and she received her early religious training from the Jesuit fathers at the old Woodstock College.
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By Staff | August 3, 2008
While still a nursing student, Sister Elizabeth Anne Corcoran decided to enter the community of the Sisters of Mercy. "Sister Mary Thomas Zinkand (then Mercy president and CEO) was my mentor during my discernment period and a true friend until the day she died," said Corcoran. Since then, she has served in a variety of positions at Mercy Medical Center, including nurse recruiter, director of nursing and vice president for nursing. Corcoran is now assistant to the president for hospitality at Mercy.
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By Jacques Kelly | February 12, 2014
The Baltimore Sun Sister Mary Jacinta Robson, a retired medical technologist who spent six decades at Mercy Medical Center, died there of congestive heart failure Feb. 7. She was 88. "She had been a beloved presence at the hospital for over 60 years and worked in the microbiology department for decades, and in later years was a hospital volunteer," said Sister Irene Callahan, a fellow member of Sisters of Mercy. Born Clara Jane Robson in Baltimore and raised on Ridgewood Avenue, she was the daughter of Alonzo Robson, a clerk, and Goldie Updegraff Robson, a homemaker.
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May 1, 2007
SISTER MARY RUTH HENING, a member of the Sisters of Mercy who taught at numerous parochial schools, died of cancer complications Wednesday at her order's motherhouse in the Pinehurst section of Baltimore County. She was 93. Born in South Baltimore, she attended St. Mary Star of the Sea Parochial School and was a 1932 graduate of Mount St. Agnes High School. She entered the religious order in 1933 and earned a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Mount St. Agnes College and a master?
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen and Frederick N. Rasmussen,Sun reporter | January 10, 2008
Sister Mary Evangeline Waters, a retired educator and member of the Sisters of Mercy for more than seven decades, died of heart failure Friday at The Villa, her order's retirement home in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. She was 97. She was born Ellen Ford Waters in Leonardtown and raised in Baltimore. She attended Margaret Brent Elementary School and was a 1928 graduate of Western High School. One day, she and several friends went to visit the Sisters of Mercy motherhouse on the grounds of St. Agnes College in Mount Washington.
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By San Francisco Chronicle | February 21, 1992
Patricia Galli is divorced and the mother of four grown children. And she is studying to become a Roman Catholic nun.Ms. Galli's marital status is an anomaly, but it represents an important change in a church that deplores divorce. Faced with dwindling numbers of women who choose to devote their lives to God, the Catholic Church is opening its doors to people who would have been excluded from religious life in the past.No one is keeping track of the number of divorced women entering the convent, but interviews with nuns across the country suggest that lingering taboos against the divorced are disappearing in the larger orders.
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February 2, 2005
On January 31, 2005, SR. M. ALOUSIUS KERCHNER, R.S.M., beloved member of the Sisters of Mercy, devoted daughter of the late Charles F. and Mary F. Kerchner. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews and their families. Friends may call at The Villa, 6806 Bellona Ave., on Wednesday from 9:30 to 11 A.M., where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 A.M. Interment in Woodlaw Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Sisters of Mercy Retirement Fund, 6806 Bellona Ave., Baltimore, MD 21212.
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November 29, 2007
On November 22, 2007, SISTER. M. MARCIA McKINLEY, in Savannah, GA, beloved member of the Sisters of Mercy; devoted daughter of the late Lowell and Margaret McKinley; dearest sister of Dorothy Horner. Also survived by many nieces, nephews and cousins. Friends may call for a Memorial Mass at The Villa Chapel, 6806 Bellona Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21212, on Saturday, December 1, 2007 at 11 A.M. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of Mercy Retirement Fund, c/o The Villa.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | November 6, 2013
Sister Mary Joannes Clifford, a mathematics teacher who spent 53 years at Mercy High School and founded a ministry to the widowed, separated and divorced, died of cardiovascular disease Oct. 30 at her order's retirement home in the Woodbrook. She was 87. Born June Rose Clifford while her family was vacationing in Miami, she was the daughter of Baltimoreans James and Mary Ann Rochlitz Clifford. She was a graduate of the old Mount St. Agnes High School in Mount Washington and attended Trinity College in Washington, D.C., for two years before joining the Sisters of Mercy in 1945.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun | June 13, 2012
Sister Mary Clarita Gibson, a Sister of Mercy who worked in orphanages and schools, died June 9 at her order's retirement home, the Villa, in the Pinehurst section of Baltimore County. She was 84. Sister Irene Callahan, a member of the religious order, said no cause of death has been determined. Born Clara Dobbin Gibson in Baltimore, she was the daughter of Howard Dobbin Gibson and Doris Hoppersett. The family resided on Loch Raven Boulevard. She attended the old St. Bernard School in Waverly and was a graduate of the Mount de Sales Academy of the Visitation in Catonsville.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | September 13, 2011
Sister Mary Ruth Gerlach, a Sister of Mercy and an educator who later was supervisor of the Mercy Medical Center Chapel, died Sept. 4 of lung cancer at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. She was 94. The daughter of a real estate broker and a homemaker, Ruth Gerlach was born and raised in West Baltimore. She was a graduate of St. Cecilia's parochial school. After graduating from Notre Dame Preparatory School in 1934, she entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1935 at Mount St. Agnes, taking the religious name of Sister Mary Raymond.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | June 15, 2011
Sister Mary Ferdinand Tunis, a Sister of Mercy who taught parochial school mathematics before establishing the Sisters of Mercy Windsor Hills Project in the early 1970s, died June 7 of pneumonia at St. Joseph Medical Center. She was 91 and had lived for the past 15 years at The Villa, a retirement community that her order shares with the Mission Helpers of the Sacred Heart in the Woodbrook section of Baltimore County. Jane Hansel Tunis was born in Baltimore and raised in the 4500 block of Prospect Circle in Windsor Hills, the Southwest Baltimore neighborhood that would come to play a major role in her life.
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By Nick Madigan, The Baltimore Sun | March 13, 2011
Sister Mary Frieda Chetelat, a nun with the Sisters of Mercy who was admired for her talents as a teacher, her social activism and her relentless humor, died on March 3. She was 97 and had been in the order for seven decades, during which she also was a principal at two Baltimore schools and a teacher at several others. She was born Bernadine Mary Chetelat on Dec. 18, 1913, the first of Harry and Frieda Chetelat's 10 children, all of whom were born in the family's home on Lasalle Avenue in Baltimore.
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By Jacques Kelly, The Baltimore Sun and Baltimore Sun reporter | December 5, 2010
Sister Mary Carmen Gannon, a retired physician who founded a medical mission in Guyana, died of stroke complications Tuesday at the Sisters of Mercy Convent in Savannah, Ga. She was 79. Born Theresa Gannon in Baltimore and raised on Ensor Street in East Baltimore, she was the daughter of an Irish-born mother and a father who had a horse-drawn coaching business and later operated a limousine service. She was a 1949 graduate of the Institute Notre Dame, where she played sports. She attended the Mercy Hospital School of Nursing and later entered the Sisters of Mercy.
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