Sister Kathleen Corkery — obituary

A reader passes on this notice about the death of Sister Kathleen Corkery, who taught in Almonte for 14 years.

corkery_kathleenCORKERY, Sister Kathleen (Sr. Mary Neilus) CSJ – The Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph in Canada announces the death of our dear Sister Kathleen Corkery at Mount St. Joseph, Peterborough, on December 7, 2016.

Kathleen entered our religious community from Harwood ON in 1935. On May 26th 2016, Sister Kathleen celebrated her 100th Birthday with many family members and friends surrounding her. Sister Kathleen is survived by many nieces and nephews. She is lovingly remembered by the members of her religious community and the many friends she made during her years of service to others.

She is predeceased by her parents the late Jeremiah Corkery and his wife Margaret McAuliffe and by her brothers Dennis, Neil, Joe, and her sisters Margaret (Madge) Bulger and Mary Barron.