In Remembrance


St. Joseph, the patron saint of workers and a happy death, has a special meaning this year as we continue to live through the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Below is a prayer that Sr. Maryellen Kane, the executive director of the U.S. Federation, wrote for all those who died in the pandemic, those who have lingering symptoms from the virus, and all those who continue to serve on the frontlines as healthcare workers and essential workers. Below we have a list of names of sisters, associates, agregees, staff, and partners in mission who died because of the coronavirus. If you would like to have a loved one’s name added to the list, please email us at to have their name added to the list.

A social media graphic with a black and white image of a statue of a bearded St. Joseph holding a baby Jesus in his arm. Next to the image is the words "Prayer for the Deceased- God will wash away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning or crying nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away. REV. 21:4"














Shirley Albritten, CSJA • Ann Chamblin, CSJ • Anne Clark, CSJ • Maria Cokely, CSJ • Peter J. Comerford • Joan Curley, CSJ • Imelda D’Agostino, CSJ • Frances Dillman, CSJ • Jackie Dillon, CSJ • Sally Dougherty, SSJ • Lamese Farhart, CSJ • Theresa Fournier, CSJ • Marie Henri Grenier, CSJ • Joan Harrington, CSJ • Connie Heun, CSJ • Germaine Hilston, CSJ • Roberta Houlihan, CSJ • Johnny Jones • Karen Langhi, CSJ • Maria Mercurio, CSJ • Lucille Movalli • Susan O’Connor, CSJ • Justine Ostini, CSJ • Clariet Perrault, CSJ • Karol Powers Case • Joyce Randazzo, SSJ • Christine Riley, CSJ • Ellen Marie Ryan, CSJ • Charles J. Schlag • Charline Sullivan, CSJ • Bernard J. Weis