2005

Sister Mary Thornton (1928-2005)

Alberta Mary Thornton was born in Canberra on 28 June 1919, the third of five children born to Albert and Mary (Minogue) Thornton. When Mary was only seven years old her mother died, an event which naturally had a profound …

Sister Romuald Bull (1913-2005)

Maisie Elizabeth Bull was born at Nowra on 30 September 1913 the first child of William Fletcher Bull and Annie Susannah McGrath, and a sister to her brother, Henry. Her early education was at St Michael’s School, Nowra, and upon …

Sister Camela Ritchie (1913-2005)

Marie Genevieve Ritchie was born in Rose Street, Annandale on 28 December 1913 as, she claimed, a first anniversary gift for her parents who were married exactly a year before. By the time Marie was three years of age the …

Sister Anselm Shannon (1916-2005)

Mary Marjorie Shannon was born at Dennington, Victoria, on 16 April 1916, the third child born to William and Catherine (Noonan) Shannon, a sister for Eileen, Mona, Joan and James. She was baptised at Warrnambool on 7 May 1916 and …

Sister Ursula McCabe (1916-2005)

Ursula Bernadette McCabe was born in Coffs Harbour on 27 March 1916, the ninth child in a family of eleven children born to John and Elizabeth (Lyons) McCabe. John McCabe was an Inspector of Railways whose work caused him to …

Sister M Camillus Bermingham (1918-2005)

Marcella Camillus Bermingham was born at Toowoomba on 6 October 1918 the sixth of nine children born to Patrick and Ellen (Gilbride) Bermingham. Marcella was only ten yeas of age when she experienced the sadness of her mother’s death. At …

Sister M Marcia McMahon (1919-2005)

Marcia Elizabeth McMahon was born at “Rosen Dhu”, Kurrajong, New South Wales on 23 January 1919, the fourth of seven children born to Vincent and Josephine (Jenkins) McMahon. She recalled with some pride that her mother, when a …

Sister M Margaret Alice Sheil (1926-2005)

Margaret Alice Sheil was born in Goulburn on 20th February 1926 the first child of Henry and Margaret (Molyneaux) Sheil. She would later be joined by sisters Gwen and Paula and brothers Brian and Terry. As Margaret’s father was …