Catholic Diocese of Spokane, Washington

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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


the Inland Register

(From the July 3, 2008 edition of the Inland Register)

Sister Rose Mercedes (Jessie Kathleen) Armstrong SNJM

Holy Names Sister Rose Mercedes Armstrong died June 10 in Spokane at the age of 102.

The funeral Mass was celebrated June 13 at the Convent of the Holy Names, Spokane.

She was born in San Francisco to William and Katie McSweeney Armstrong.  She had three avocations: high school teacher, U.S. Post Master, and librarian. She had celebrated 80 years as a Sister of the Holy Names. She always said, “What I did, I did for the Lord!”

Memorial gifts may be made to the Sisters of the Holy Names Retirement Fund, 2911 W. Fort Wright Dr., Spokane, WA 99224.

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