Entries by Jessica Pastuszek

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A Vocation Journey

by Sister Pamela Smith, SS.C.M. For several consecutive Lenten Sundays, I’ve been at the Mass in Spanish in our parish. I’ve also attended Mass in English with the five other sisters who are part of our local community, but I have some personal reasons for wanting, periodically, to sing from Flor y Canto and to […]

SISTER MARIA GORETTI HUDAK, SS.C.M., 88

Sister Maria Goretti (Anna Marie) Hudak died on Feb. 16, 2018 at Emmanuel Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation. She was born on Dec. 15, 1929 in Hazleton to John and Anna (Jancar [Johnson]) Hudak. She attended Saint Joseph School and graduated from Hazleton Senior High School. Before entering the Sisters of Saints Cyril and Methodius, […]

SISTER M. ISIDORE TOMAŠČAK, SS.C.M., 89

Sister M. Isidore (Agnes) Tomaš?ak was born in New Milford, Conn. She was the oldest daughter of Andrew and Veronica (Piskura) Tomaš?ak, proceeded by five sisters and eight brothers. Sister Isidore attended Saints Cyril and Methodius Commercial School in Bridgeport, graduated from Saint Cyril Academy, Danville, Pa. in 1947 and entered the novitiate on Aug. […]

SISTER M. ROSAMUND DUPAK, SS.C.M., 96

Sister M. Rosamund (Helen C.) Dupak died at Emmanuel Center, Danville, Pa. on Jan. 14, 2017. She was one of nine children born to Joseph and Johanna (Fedorko) Dupak on Sept. 25, 1920 in Exeter, Pa. Sister Rosamund attended Saint John the Baptist School, Pittston. She graduated from Saint Cyril Academy, Danville, and entered the […]

SISTER M. KAREN WILSON, SS.C.M., 81

Sister M. Karen (Frances) Wilson died at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pa. on Nov. 24, 2016.  Born on Nov. 9, 1935, in Montreal, Canada, she was the daughter of Frank and Catherine (Paquette) Wilson. She became a naturalized citizen in June 1959 in Lewisburg, Pa. Sister Karen attended elementary school in Montreal, Canada, and Ginter […]

SISTER M. MERCEDES VOYTKO, SS.C.M., 85

Sister M. Mercedes (Victoria) Voytko died on Sept. 8, 2016, at Emmanuel Center, Danville, Pa. Born on June 2, 1931 in Humboldt, Pa., she was the youngest child of Michael and Anna (Vantuch) Voytko. Sister Mercedes attended elementary school at Saint Joseph School, Hazleton. After graduating from Saint Cyril Academy, Danville, in 1949, she entered […]