Sister Mary Peter Damien Mitchell


Sister Mary Peter Damien Mitchell, RSM, former teacher at Our Lady Star of the Sea School, died April 22 at Overlook Hospital in Summit, N.J., at the age of 74.

Born in Camden, she graduated from Camden Catholic High School and entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1959.

In addition to teaching at Our Lady Star of the Sea, she served at several schools in the Trenton Diocese.

After retiring, was coordinator of the Retirement Unit for the Sisters of Mercy in Watchung, N.J.

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated April 27 at Mount Saint Mary, Immaculate Conception Chapel. Burial was in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, South Plainfield.

Memorial contributions may be made to: Sisters of Mercy Mid-Atlantic Community, 1645 Highway 22, Watchung, NJ 07069.