2001

Sister Kathleen Riordan (1910-2001)

Kathleen Anne Riordan was born in Woonona on the South Coast of New South Wales on 23 February 1910. She was one of eleven children – five sons and six daughters – of Jeremiah and Anne Riordan neè Creighton. Her …

Sister Evelyn Bowman (1918-2001)

Sister Evelyn Bowman was born in Queensland on February 20, 1918 at Kin Kin, near Gympie. Her parents were William Avis Bowman, a dairy farmer of Borang Bodella, New South Wales, and Mary Adeline Bowman nee McWilliams of Keawarree, New …

Sister Jeanne Mackey (1918-2001)

Sister Mary Jeanne Mackey was born on 25 April 1918 at Parramatta. She was named Moriadh Jeanne. Her father, Thomas, was born at Toowoomba, and her mother, Moriadh Jeanne at Milmerran, Queensland.  There were three children, Moriadh, the eldest, a …

Sister Cordula Bushell (1913-2001)

Catherine Bushell was born at Merino, Victoria on 3 August 1913.She was the sixth daughter in the family of nine children eight girls and one boy born to Mary (nee Gorman), and Thomas Bushell. Catherine recieved her primary education with …

Sister Boniface Woods (1918-2001)

Dorothy Mary Woods was born at Harden, New South Wales on 5 September 1918, the daughter of Thomas Woods and Eleanor OConnor. She was the second in a family of four children, her brother Thomas being the eldest, and two …

Sister Catherine Tong (1904-2001)

Ruby Mary Tong was born at Queanbeyan on 19 November 1904 to John and Mary Jane Tong (neè Bates). She was baptised on 2 December by Fr J Hyland. Ruby was the third of six children. Her grandfather, Thomas Tong …

Sister Margaret Whiting (1921-2001)

Margaret Mary Whiting was born in Wollongong on 13 December 1921. Her mother, Gertrude Turner, came from Keiraville and her father James Varley Whiting from Kiama. Margaret was the eldest of four children being followed by one sister, Thelma and …

Sister Theresa McCabe (1917-2001)

Therese McCabe was born at Coffs Harbour on December 10 1917, the tenth of eleven children of John Patrick McCabe and Elizabeth Josephine Lyons. Therese received her primary and secondary education at “The Range” conducted by the Rockhampton Sisters of …

Sister Mary Roberta Lyons (1913-2001)

Eileen Lyons (Sister Mary Roberta Lyons) was born on January 9, 1913 in Barcaldine, Queensland, the eighth of ten children born to Robert Francis and Ella Lyons (Humphreys). In later years Eileen recalled memories of a happy family life looking …

Sister M Audrey King (1918-2001)

Mary Audrey King was born on 22 December 1918 of parents James and Teresa King nee Gooden. She was the sixth child in a family of eight children, three girls and five boys. She received her primary education at …