Sister Marian Ingellis, former English teacher, dies



Sister Marian Ingellis, 84, former English teacher at high schools in the Diocese of Camden, died Oct. 29 at Saint Joseph Hall, Villa Walsh in Morristown.

Born in Bristol, Conn., she entered the Religious Teachers Filippini in 1950, received the habit the same year, and made her religious profession in 1953.

Sister Marian taught English for 57 years at the high school and elementary levels in New Jersey, Connecticut and Ohio. In the Diocese of Camden, she taught at Saint Joseph High School, Hammonton from 1961-65, and at Paul VI High School, Haddon Township from 1965-72.

She was a member of the National Council of Teachers of English. As a teacher, she was often responsible for the literary magazine, drama club and the school newspaper.

She was an elected delegate to her community’s provincial chapters in 2000, and again in 2004.

Sister Marian retired to the Motherhouse at Villa Walsh in 2009 and became a resident of Saint Joseph Hall Infirmary in 2012.

She was predeceased by her parents Victor and Mary Orso, and sisters Phyllis Robinson and Carol Ainsworth. She is survived by brothers John Ingellis of Columbus, Ind.; Patrick Ingellis of Old Saybrook, Conn.; William Ingellis of Southbury, Conn.; sister, Sandra Morse-Druhan of Andover, Mass.; and many nieces and nephews.

Donations in memory of Sister Marian will be accepted to the

Saint Joseph Hall Infirmary, c/o Sister Ascenza Tizzano, MPF, Provincial Superior, Villa Walsh, 455 Western Ave., Morristown, NJ 07960-4928.