2014

Sister Mary Ellen Ryan (1918 – 2014)

Mary Ellen Ryan SGS Coming from a family of nine children, Mary Ellen apparently knew early in life the warmth and security of a loving family unit. Her essentially positive and cheerful outlook on life was evident in …

Sister Mary Julian McKenna (1919 – 2014)

Julian McKenna SGS Maureen Agnes McKenna was born at North Carlton on May 11, 1919, the second of nine children of John and Susan (née Sexton) McKenna. Later in life she would recall that as a child she remembered …

Sister Mary Anthony Clare Mullany (1916 – 2014)

Sister Anthony Clare Mullany SGS Born in Temora on July 14, 1916, Joan Lucille Mullany was the daughter of James and Ellen (née Rumble) Mullany. The three children of this union – James, Joan and Fergus – …

Sister Mary Annina Bray (1915 – 2014)

Sister Annina Bray SGS Nellie Irene Bray was born on December 30, 1915, the second child of George and Mary (Egan) Bray. Her brother, John, has predeceased her. At the time of her birth, her family was living …

Sister Philomena Barry (1924 – 2014)

Philomena Barry SGS Philomena Mary Barry was born at Jindabyne to William and Alvina (nee Rankin) Barry on August 20, 1924. She was the youngest of nine children, one of whom died in infancy. Philomena lived on her parents’ …

Sister Kathleen Hickey (1927 – 2014)

Kathleen Hickey SGS Kathleen Annie Hickey was born on February 4, 1927 in South Brisbane. She was the first child of John and Mary (nee Toohey) Hickey, and older sister of Mary and John. Their father died in 1932 …

Sister Mary Adams (1913 – 2014)

Sister Mary Adams SGS Violet Adams was born at Toxteth Park, Liverpool, England on April 16, 1913, the youngest of two sons and three daughters born to Robert and Leah (nee Hynes) Adams. One boy, John, died in …

Sister Marie Kelly (1929 – 2014)

Marie Kelly SGS Born at Marrickville on July 24, 1929, Marie Patricia was the second of two children of Francis and Ellen (née Troy) Kelly. Her early years were spent in the loving environment of an extended family which …

Sister Marie Gerard McGlynn (1920 – 2014)

Marie Gerard McGlynn SGS Marie Tarcisius McGlynn was born on January 3, 1920, the fourth child in a family of three girls and two boys born to Alfred and Ethel (née Ferrario) McGlynn. She would recall the joys …

Sister Geraldine Mugavin (1914 – 2014)

Geraldine Mugavin SGS Kathleen Teresa Mugavin was born at Crossley, Western District of Victoria on July 11, 1914 to Michael and Mary Mugavin (nee Russell). Kathleen was the fourth child in a family of six. The eldest, Michael, died …