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Official News Magazine of the Diocese of Spokane

Deacon Eric Meisfjord, Editor
P.O. Box 48, Spokane WA 99210
(509) 358-7340; FAX: (509) 358-7302


Obituaries

the Inland Register

(From the Aug. 18, 2005 edition of the Inland Register)

Sister Giovanni Zanetti SNJM

Holy Names Sister Giovanni Zanetti, a member of her Religious community for 66 years, died at Maryís Woods, Lake Oswego, Ore., June 14 after a long battle against cancer. She was 87 years old.

The funeral Mass was celebrated at the Provincial House Chapel at Marylhurst, Ore., on June 17.

Her family settled in Hillsboro, Ore. After high school, she entered the Holy Names community in 1937.

She graduated from Holy Names College, Spokane, and taught and ministered in Holy Names schools in the Northwest, including Holy Names Academy, Spokane. She also served as a house mother at Marylhurst College, Ore., for many years.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Names Sisters Foundation, P.O. Box 411, Marylhurst, OR 97036.

Sister Mary Phyllis (Agnes J.) Soreghan SNJM

Sister Mary Phyllis Soreghan of the Sisters of the Holy Names died July 19. The funeral Mass was celebrated at Marylhurstís Provincial House Chapel on July 25.

She was 97 years old.

She was born in Oregon City and grew up in southeast Portland. She entered the Holy Names novitiate in 1927, and went on to earn a bachelorís degree in music from Marylhurst College.

She taught for 42 years in Holy Names schools in the Northwest, including Holy Names Academy and Our Lady of Lourdes, Spokane.

She later worked with the elderly of Portland.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Holy Names Sisters Foundation, P.O. Box 411, Marylhurst, OR 97036.

Sister Lucille (Rose Lucille) Tremblay SP

Providence Sister Lucille Tremblay died July 26 at St. Joseph Residence, Spokane. She had been a Providence Sister for 65 of her 87 years.

The vigil was July 28; the funeral Mass, July 29. Both took place at St. Joseph Residence, Spokane. Burial was July 29 at Calvary Cemetery, Seattle.

She was born in St. Chrysostome, Quebec, and entered the Providence novitiate in Montreal in 1940. She professed final vows in 1944.

She earned a bachelor of science degree from Seattle University in 1951, and later completed advanced studies at St. Louis University.

She spent some 32 years as a dietician, at hospitals as well as schools, including St. Vincent Academy and St. Mary Hospital in Walla Walla. She retired to St. Joseph Residence, Seattle, in 1984.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of Providence, Office of Development, 9 E. 9th Ave., Spokane, WA 99202-1209.

Sister Louisa (Barbara Clare) Hageman SP

Sister Louisa Hageman, a member of the Sisters of Providence Religious community, died Aug. 2 at Mount St. Joseph, Spokane.

The vigil was held Aug. 4 at Mount St. Joseph. The funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 5, also at Mount St. Joseph. Burial was at Holy Cross Cemetery, Spokane.

She was born in Chewelah, Wash., where she attended public schools before entering and graduating from Sacred Heart Academy, Missoula, Mont.

She graduated from Kinman Business College, Spokane, in 1925. She later earned a bachelor of science degree in medical technology from Gonzaga University and Clinical Pastoral Education certification from St. Joseph Hospital, Denver, in 1974.

She entered the Providence novitiate in Seattle in 1930 and professed final vows in 1935. She supervised medical technologists in hospital labs for 28 years, including service in Colfax and Spokane.

She retired to Providence Hospital, Spokane, in 1993, and moved to Mount St. Joseph, Spokane, in 1996.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Sisters of Providence, Office of Development, 9 E. 9th Ave., Spokane, WA 99202-1209.


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