2016

Sister Lola Junge (1926 – 2016)

Lola Junge SGS Sister of the Good Samaritan, devoted family member, musician, composer and missionary are just some of the gifts and commitments that come to mind when recalling the life of Sister Lola Junge. She reflected that in her …

Sister Patricia Lawless (1930 – 2016)

Patricia Lawless SGS Patricia Carol Lawless was born on April 7, 1930 to Edward and Mary (nee Day) Lawless in Queanbeyan. Patricia was the fifth child in a family of eight who were all very dear to her heart. She …

Sister Mary Roche (1926 – 2016)

Mary Roche SGS Mary Agnes Roche was born in Gayndah on August 2, 1926. Known amongst family and friends as May, Mary was the fourth of seven children – four girls and three boys. The oldest boy died in infancy. …

Sister Patricia Satterthwaite (1926 – 2016)

Patricia Satterthwaite SGS Patricia Mary Satterthwaite was born on August 25, 1926 at Waverly NSW, the eldest child of Favel and Mabel (nee Stevens) Satterthwaite. The younger children were John (to become Bishop of Lismore) and Joan. Both parents were …

Sister Mary Ronayne (1927 – 2016)

Mary Ronayne SGS Mary Josephine Ronayne was born in Kingaroy on June 29, 1927 to Martin and Norah (née Cullins) Ronayne. Mary was the second child and only girl in a family of three. Growing up in an Irish Catholic …

Sister Marilyn Kelleher (1942 – 2016)

Marilyn Kelleher SGS Marilyn Anne Kelleher was born in Marrickville on February 26, 1942. She was the second but only living child of Mary Marcella (nee Troy) and Patrick Francis Kelleher. Marilyn had precious family memories and recalled “my parents …

Sister Mary Justin Simonds (1920 – 2016)

Justin Simonds SGS “I will sing and make music for the Lord, make music for the Lord, my God” was not only a Psalm that Sister Mary Justin would have prayed, but also one that seems to epitomise her life. …

Sister Janice Gleeson (1935 – 2016)

Janice Gleeson SGS Janice Mary Gleeson was born on October 20, 1935 at Richmond, Victoria, to John and Sybil (nee Ikin) Gleeson. Janice was the first child in a family of three girls. When Janice reached school age, she …