Sister Evelyn Cahill dies on March 2

Sister Evelyn Cahill, OSF, 85, (formerly Sister Marie Philomene) died in Assisi House on March 2. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia for 63 years.

Sister Evelyn ministered primarily in domestic work in the convents where she lived and in caring for children in orphanages in Massachusetts and New Jersey. In the Diocese of Camden, she ministered at Saint Nicholas Convent in Egg Harbor.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Assisi House, Aston, Pa., on March 9. Burial was at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Aston. Donations in her name can be made to the Sisters of Saint Francis Foundation, 609 S. Convent Road, Aston, PA 19014.


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