Sister Miriam Carmelita Romanelli dies

Sister Miriam Carmelita Romanelli, who taught at St. Gregory School in Magnolia in the 1960s, died Friday, June 26, at the age of 72.

Formerly Jane Romanelli, Sister Miriam served at St. Gregory for one year, from 1967-68. She also served in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and the dioceses of Allentown, Harrisburg and Trenton.

She was the sister of the late Carmella Sambuco (Camillo); aunt of Constance Collins (Gary), Joseph Sambuco (Nancy), Jane Hullings (Steve), and Robert Sambuco (Joan); and great-aunt of Jennifer Wolfson (Michael), Laura Sarnese, Caroline Sloane, Joseph Sambuco, Cara Hullings and Andrea Sambuco.

A funeral mass was celebrated at St. Joseph’s Villa, Flourtown, Pa. Interment was at Villa Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Joseph’s Villa, 110 W. Wissahickon Avenue, Flourtown, PA 19031.

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